Food production and management
Soil and crops:
Wheat and gram
Clayey and loamy
Lentils (masoor) and other pulses
Sandy-loam or loamy soil
The soil capacity to hold water is important for the cultivation of various crops.
When same kinds of plants are cultivated on a large scale, it is called a crop.
It is of two types.
Kharif crops – Crops that are sown in rainy season (June to September)
Examples – soyabean, paddy, maize
Rabi crops – Crops that are grown during winter season (October to March) Examples – wheat, gram, pea
Basic crop production practices
Preparation of soil
Adding manure and fertilizers
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