Information related to cash crop
Here today you are being told about those crops, which are produced as cash crops. Those crops have been kept in this category, which are taken out of the field as a cash crop and sold in the direct market, and the farmers get more profit directly. The crops falling in this category cannot be stored for a long time. Farmers can improve their financial condition by doing cash crop. In this, farmers get more production in less space. Cash crops also include some commercial crops, which are transported to industries as raw materials.
Earlier, the cultivation of cash crops was reduced, but due to the high profit on production, the interest of farmers is being seen more in these crops, due to which cash crop is expanding in Indian agriculture. If you also want to earn profit in less time by doing cash crop, then in this article you will get What is a cash crop called a commercial crop with examples [सूची] Explaining in detail about
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What is a cash crop called?Cash Crop)
India is an agricultural country, where there is a rapid increase in the production of cash crops. Cash crop is playing an important role in improving the economy of the country. The government also gets more income by selling cash crops in the foreign market. Cash crops include vegetables, jute, sugarcane, banana, orange, cotton, coffee, cocoa and oilseed crops. Apart from this, tobacco is also a cash crop, whose use is increasing continuously. But very few people are paying attention to its production. Here you are being told in detail about some cash crops.
Sugarcane :- It is a plant of Indian origin, which belongs to the descendant of bamboo plant. It is ranked first among commercial cash crops. India ranks first in the world in terms of sugarcane production and sugarcane production area. India accounts for 50% of the sugarcane production in the world. Sugarcane is grown in the tropical regions of India.
Sugarcane grown in South India is more succulent due to the humid climate there, in which the amount of juice is very high. The major states of sugarcane production in India are Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka. Apart from this, sugarcane crop is also grown in Sri Ganganagar, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Bundi and Bhilwara. Sugarcane is used to make sugar, jaggery and alcohol.
Cotton :- Cotton is produced on about 6.7% of the total agricultural land in India. Cotton is cultivated in the Kharif season. Three varieties of cotton are sown in India, which are as follows:-
- American cotton which is long and fine fiber, whose total production is up to 50%. This type of cotton is grown in Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab.
- Medium fiber cotton which accounts for 40% of the total production. It is grown in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Haryana.
- The production of short fiber cotton is only 10%. This cotton is grown in small quantities in almost all the states of the country.
Gujarat state of India ranks first in terms of cotton production area and production, Maharashtra is second and Andhra Pradesh is at third place. Cotton is produced in Hanumangarh, Bikaner, Kota Bundi, Sri Ganganagar and Jhalawar of Rajasthan.
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Oilseed Crop :- The share of oilseed crop in India is 10% in the whole world. Oilseed crops are grown in both Rabi and Kharif seasons. The main crops that come under oilseeds are sesame, groundnut, castor, soybean, sunflower, mustard and linseed. Groundnut and mustard account for 80% of oilseeds production.
Groundnut :- Groundnut is a crop of Brazil origin, and India alone accounts for 30 percent of the world’s groundnut production. It is sown in Kharif season. Groundnut alone fulfills 45% of the oilseed crop. About 85 percent of groundnut production in the country comes from the states of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Apart from this, it is grown in irrigated areas like Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Bikaner, Hanumangarh, Sri Ganganagar, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur and Indira Gandhi Canal in Rajasthan.
Mustard Crop :- 70 percent of the world’s mustard is grown in India itself, and in the country, mustard fulfills 35 percent of the oilseed crop. In this, about 85 percent mustard is grown in North India. Rajasthan is the largest mustard producing state in the country with 41 percent share. In this, Uttar Pradesh is in second place, and Madhya Pradesh is in third and Gujarat is in fourth place. Mustard is also grown in Haryana and Punjab. Mustard is also grown in irrigated parts of Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar, Alwar, Bikaner, Hanumangarh, Bhilwara, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur and Indira Gandhi Canal.
Other Oilseed Crops
Apart from this, there are some oilseed crops, in which castor is used for making lubricants, leather refining and soap in machines. 65 percent of the castor crop is produced in Gujarat and 25 percent in Rajasthan. The production of soybean oilseed crop is 70 percent in Madhya Pradesh, 20 percent in Maharashtra and 10 percent in Rajasthan.
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