Zaid Crops with Examples
Zaid is a short season during the summer months. Zaid crops require hot, dry weather as a critical growth period and long days for flowering.
- The Zaid Crops are raised between the Rabi and Kharif Seasons' agricultural cycles, or from March to June.
- The Zaid Crops are often referred to as summer crops or gap-fillers.
- Farmers value Zaid Harvests because they provide them with quick revenue between their two main crops, Rabi and Kharif.
- Watermelon, cucumber, muskmelon, pumpkin, lentils, fodder crops, etc. are a few examples of Zaid crops.
- The majority of the northern and northwesterly states, including Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, and Punjab, cultivate the Zaid Crops.