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Classification of cotton fiber on the basis of length

Type  Length (MM)
1 Short 20.0 and below
2 Medium 20.5 to 24.5
3 Medium Long 25.0 to 27.0
4 Long 27.5 to 32.0
5 Extra Long 32.5 and above
Farmer Type  Area (ha)
1 Marginal <1
2 Small 1-2
3 Semi medium 2-4
4 Medium 4-10
5 Large >10
PH Range  Soil Reaction Rating
<4.6  Extremely acid
4.6-5.5  Strongly acid
5.6-6.5  Moderately acid
6.6-6.9  Slightly acid
7.0 Neutral
7.1-8.5  Moderately alkaline
>8.5 Strongly alkaline
Main Crop Intercrop
Cabbage Tomato, mustard
Cotton Black gram, green gram
Maize Sorghum
Main Crop Trap Crop
Tomato Marigold
Cotton Okra, Castor, Onion, Garlic
Maize Sorghum

Toned milk 3% fat and 8.5% SNF.

Double toned milk 1.5 percent fat and 9.0 % SNF 

SNF-Solids Not-Fat

Production Share of Leading Fruit Producing States
2016-17 

STATES/UTs PRODUCTION  (in ‘000 MT) % SHARE
1 ANDHRA PRADESH 12098.6 13.0
2 MAHARASHTRA 10378.4 11.2
3 UTTAR PRADESH 10353.5 11.2

Production Share of Leading Vegetable Producing States

2016-17 

STATES/UTs PRODUCTION (in ‘000 MT) % SHARE
1 UTTAR PRADESH 26407.3 15.1
2 WEST BENGAL 25500.6 14.6
3 MADHYA PRADESH 16664.7 9.5

Production Share of Leading Plantation Producing states

2016-17 

STATES/UTs PRODUCTION (in ‘000 MT) % SHARE
1 KERALA 5347.87 31.71
2 TAMIL NADU 4176.33 24.76
3 KARNATAKA 4142.32 24.56

Production Share of Leading Flower Producing states

2016-17 

STATES/UTs PRODUCTION (in ‘000 MT) % SHARE
1 TAMIL NADU 416.63 18.55
2 KARNATAKA 280.92 12.51
3 WEST BENGAL 272.76 12.14

Production Share of Leading Spices Producing states

2016-17 

STATES/UTs PRODUCTION (in ‘000 MT) % SHARE
1 ANDHRA PRADESH 1050.30 14.84
2 RAJASTHAN 937.60 13.25
3 GUJARAT 868.10 12.27

State Wise top 3 state in  Area and Production

Fruit 1st 2nd 3rd
Apple Jammu & Kashmir Himachal Pradesh Uttrakhand
Banana Gujarat Andhra Pradesh Tamil Nadu
Grape Maharashtra Karnataka Tamil Nadu
Guava Uttar Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Bihar
Litchi Bihar West Bengal Jharkhand
Mango Uttar Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Karnataka
Papaya Andhra Pradesh Gujarat Karnataka
Pineapple West Bengal Assam Kerala
Pomegranate Maharashtra Karnataka Gujarat
Sapota Karnataka Gujarat Tamil Nadu
Orange (Mandarin) Punjab Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra
Sweet Orange (Mosambi) Andhra Pradesh Telangana Maharashtra
Lime/Lemon Andhra Pradesh Telangana Karnataka
Total Maharashtra Andhra Pradesh Gujarat

Particle density – 2.65 g/cc,

Bulk density – 1.25 to 1.70 g/cc.

Porasity = [(1-B.D/P.D) X 100]

Crops According to tolerance to problem soils

Tolerant to acidic soils Wet rice, potato, mustard
Tolerant to saline soils Chillies, cucurbits, wheat, sorghum, bajra, cluster beans, barley etc
Tolerant to alkali/sodic soils Barley, cotton, bengal gram, berseem, sunflower, maize, etc.
Tolerant to waterlogged soils Wet rice, daincha, para grass, napier grass, guinea grass.
Crops tolerant to soil erosion Marvel grass, groundnut, black gram, rice bean, moth bean,

Crop Based on climatic condition

Tropical crop coconut, sugarcane
Sub-tropical crop rice, cotton
Temperate crop wheat, barley
Polar crop all pines, pasture grasses

Classification of Problem Soils

Soil EC at 25°C ESP pH
Saline soils >4 dSm-1 < 15  <8.5
Sodic/Alkali Soils <4 dSm-1 > 15 >8.5
Saline-Alkali Soils >4 dSm-1 >15 >8.5

Classified ploughing depth according to Central Research Institute for Dry land Agriculture (CRIDA), Hyderabad 

Ploughing type Depth Of Ploughing (in cm)
Shallow Ploughing 5-6
Medium Ploughing 15-20
Deep Ploughing 25-30

Optimum range of soil moisture for effective ploughing is 25-50% of available moisture.

Cattle breeds

known as White Sindhi- Tharparkar

Highest body weight- Kankrej

Highest milk producing cow breed- Sahiwal

Superior among draught breeds- Nagori

Heaviest and highest milk producing exotic breed- Holestein Friesian
Highest fat in exotic breeds- Jersey

Updated: 2019-01-26 — 10:42 pm

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