Difference Between Kharif and Rabi Crops
To have a clear picture of the major differences between Kharif and Rabi crops, go through the table below:
|Particulars||Rabi Crops||Kharif Crops|
|Season||Rabi crops are also known as winter crops.||Kharif crops are known as monsoon crops|
|Sowing Time||The seeds of these crops are sown at the start of the winter|
The seeds of these crops are sown at the start of the monsoon season.
|Weather Conditions||Rabi crops are best grown in the dry condition||Kharif crops are Best grown in a moist climate|
|Harvesting Time||These crops are harvested by the end of the winter season (end of February or March).|
These crops are harvested by end of the monsoon (end of October)
|States||Punjab, Odisha, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.||Punjab, Kerala, Haryana, and Tamil Nadu|
|Examples||Wheat, Cereals, Linseed, Barley, and Mustard|
Cotton, Bajra, Sugarcane, Jowar, Maize, and Groundnut.