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Difference between Rabi and kharif crops, with examples

In those countries, where most of the economy depends on agriculture, Rabi and Kharif crops contribute most of it.  These crops can store for longer periods and fulfill the daily food demand of people.  In India, Rabi and Kharif crops cover most of agriculture and farmers' practice during the whole year. Difference between Kharif and  Rabi crops Here, we differentiated both Rabi and Kharif crops one by one according to their requirements, season of growing, and various other aspects.  What are Kharif crops? Let's understand Kharif crops by following terms- 1. Water consumption-  Kharif crops consume 1.5 to 2 times more water than any other crops. For this much water consumption, quality and type of soil for water holding are important. 2. Rain -  For Kharif crops, rain is necessary before cultivation and just after sowing of seeds, and then average after. Average rain for Kharif crops is ideal between 130 to 180 cm.  3. Humidity-  Humidity for Kharif crops is good till 50 to 70

Super Napier grass, stem, cultivation process and yield per acre 2022

Besides other green fodders like Berseem , Super Napier grass is one of the most productive and healthy green fodder for animals, especially for dairy farming animals.  Super Napier grass doesn't get any kind of fungal disease, never gets destroyed by grasshoppers, and most importantly, Napier grass can be sustained for at least 5 years.  Super Napier grass even can recover the 30 to 40% amount of less dry fodder. Dairy farming animals produce milk more than average in comparison to other mixtures of green and dry fodder.    Super Napier grass Super Napier grass contains 14 to 18% of protein which helps animals to get healthy and productive. This particular grass can have 8 to 10 feet tall and at least 6 to 10 kg fodder at once from a single plant. Unlike Berseem fodder, Super Napier grass grows by cutting nodes. These nodes can be purchase by local farmers or your nearby branch under the government scheme. Super Napier Yield per acre  Cuttings required - 10000 Compost - 10 quintal

Understand Mixed cropping, Model for 1 acre land, investment, profit, Examples and Advantages

Mixed farming is a modern method of farming to overcome the insecurity of low-income and decreasing soil fertility for small farmers.  Mixed cropping is highly profitable and one of the best farming methods of modern time, especially for poor farmers.  Mixed cropping is totally different from primitive subsistence agriculture. Mixed cropping and project report  Mixed cropping is a kind of cropping pattern, in which multiple seasonal and yearly crops cultivate at the same time on the same land in different portions. These multiple crops work on a complementary principle of mutual exchange of required elements. In mixed cropping selection of crops very important. It means, in mixed cropping nearby cultivation of crops depends on their need. Suppose one crop is highly Nitrogen consuming, then a low Nitrogen required crop will cultivate its beside.  The required elements can be Nitrogen, moisture, sunlight, Sulfur, Potassium, Calcium, Iron, etc. Following are some reasons that why mixed cr