Which crops are collectively called "Dry crops"?

Millets are collectively called ‘dry crops’.

Dry crops

These are such crops that do not require irrigation water.

  • Dry crops are generally those crops that require very little water and that water is supplied by natural rainfall.
  • Examples are olives, vine and some cereals like wheat, barley and oats.

Wet crops

Wet crops are those crops that require irrigation water.

  • The yield of the wet crop is more than the dry crop.
  • Wet crops include paddy, the dry ones vary from wheat, pulses, maize, millets, to sorghum, soya-beans, tubers, and vegetables.

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