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Crops in India
It is significant to know about the Indian agriculture system which describes varieties of crops vividly. It is also notable that this country remains at 2nd position worldwide in terms of farm outputs. Perhaps this all has happened due to numerous types of crops cultivated in the country. Cultivation of crops are very much demarcated on the basis of specific regions or states and the soil types from north to south and/or from western to eastern part of this big country that is equally denoted with a subcontinent.
Recent estimates have brought India into the limelight due to it being a largest producer of some fresh fruits and vegetables in the world ranking. Crops are usually categorized from fresh fruits to vegetables, varieties of spices, selected fibrous crops, staples, millets and castor oil seeds amongst others. India has the distinction of being in the second position in terms of producing following crops in gross level :-
- Wheat and rice
- Food staples & dry fruits
- Agriculture-based textile raw materials
- Roots and tuber crops
- Pulses & farmed fish and eggs
- Coconut, sugarcane and vegetables
Distinction in the Agriculture Produce
Being the 5th largest producer of agriculturally produced items, India remains in the limelight worldwide. It is notable that several cash crops from coffee to cotton are abundantly produced in this country. Being one of the largest producers of livestock and poultry meats as well, India has made one more distinction in the world as an initiator. Rice and wheat are the two major crops which are witnessed in almost all parts of the country. Likewise, varieties of lentils are also produced in several Indian states today.
Impact of Green Revolution
It is worth noticing that green revolution had too much impact in the Indian subcontinent ever since it happened to make the country more organized in terms of systematizing the agricultural sector. This new step paved the way for better infrastructure and reforms in the agriculture sector on grand level in different parts of the country. Some of the most sustainable crops which are yielded in the country after green revolution’s impact include rice, wheat and variety of pulses that made India a self-reliant nation. Vegetable production has increased manifold due to best plowing, irrigation and agriculture resources.