Crop Sequential Total Production in India
Total production ( Q/ha)
Two crops: Maize- wheat
Three crops: Green gram- maize- wheat
Four crops: Green gram- maize –potato- wheat
Cropping Systems in Dry Lands: The intensity of cropping can be increased through sequential intercropping depending on the rainfall and moisture storage capacity of soils.
Cropping pattern with varying rainfall and soil moisture storage capacity:
Storage capacity of soil(mm)
Single crop in Kharif
Intercropping can be attempted
Sequential cropping is possible
Sequential cropping is assured.
Raton Cropping or Rationing: Refers to raising a crop with re-growth coming out of roots or stalks after harvest of the crop or cultivation of crops re-growth after harvest, although not necessary for grain.