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| Last Updated:: 17/08/2017

List of Kharif and Rabi Crops

 

 

                           The crops that are sown in the rainy season are called kharif crops. (also known as the summer or monsoon crop) in India. Kharif crops are usually sown with the beginning of the first rains in July, during the south-west monsoon season. The crops that are sown in the winter season are called Rabi crops. (also known as the “winter crop”) in Pakistan and India. The Rabi means, when the crop is harvested.Crops that are grown in the winter season, from November to April are called Rabi Crops.Some of the important rabi crops are wheat, barley, peas, gram and mustard.

 

 

List of Kharif Crops

Sl No

Common Name

Scientific Name

                1.     

Paddy

Oryza sativa, L

                2.     

Guar (F)

Cymopsis tetragonaloba, Taub

                3.     

Castor

 

Ricinus communis

                4.     

Nagali

Eleusine coracana, G

                5.     

Hy Cotton

Gossypium hirsutum, L

                6.     

Chilly

Capsicum frutescens, L

                7.     

Cotton

Gossypium herbaceum, L

                8.     

Jowar

 

Sorghum vulgare, Pers

                9.     

Sesamum

 

Sesamum orientale

              10.  

Soyabean

 

Glycine hispida, Merr

              11.  

Maize

Zea mays, L

              12.  

Urid

Vigna mungo, L

              13.  

Bajri

Pennisetum typhoideum, L

              14.  

Arhar

Cajanus cajan, Milsp

              15.  

Ground Nut

Arachis hypogaea, L

              16.  

Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare, Miller

                    Source: Agriculture Information Bank (https://agrinfobank.wordpress.com)

 
   

 

List of Rabi Crops

Sl No

 

Common Name

 

            Scientific Name

                  1.     

Maize

Zea mays, L

                  2.     

Lucerne

 

Hedicago sativa

                  3.     

Cumin

Cuminum cyminum, L

                  4.     

Coriender

Coriandrum sativum, L

                  5.     

Wheat

Triticum vulgare, Vill

                  6.     

Fenugreek

Trigonella foenumgraecum, L

                  7.     

Gram

 

Cicer arientinum

                  8.     

Onion

Allium cepa, L

                  9.     

Mustard

Brassica juncea, L

                10.  

Tomato

Lycopersicum esculentum, Mill

                11.  

Fennel

 

Foeniculum vulgare, Miller

                12. 

Potato

 

Solanum tuberosum

                13.  

Isabgol

Plantago ovata. Fors

                14.  

Oat

 

Avena sativa

Source: Agriculture Information Bank (https://agrinfobank.wordpress.com)