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Q. It is a rabi crop that requires a cool growing season, a bright sunshine at the time of ripening and 50 to 75 cm of annual rainfall evenly distributed over the growing season. The above paragraph describes which of the following crop?

  1. Rice

  2. Sugarcane

  3. Wheat

  4. Oil Palm


Solution

The correct option is C
Wheat
Explanation:

Option (a) is incorrect:
Rice is a kharif crop with requirement of annual rainfall greater than 100 cm.

Option (b) is incorrect: Sugarcane is a yearlong tropical crop that requires warm weather to reach maturity and requires 75 cm to 100 cm rainfall.

Option (c) is correct: Wheat is a rabi crop that requires a cool growing season and a bright sunshine at the time of ripening. It requires 50 to 75 cm of annual rainfall evenly distributed over the growing season.

Option (d) is incorrect: Oil palm is a tropical plantation crop that requires bright sunlight throughout the growing season.

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