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Water Requirement of Different Crops

 

 

Water Requirement of Different Crops


Amount of water required by a crop in its whole production period is called water requiremrnt. The amont of water taken by crops vary cosiderably.

Crop

Water Requirement (mm)

          

Crop

Water Requirement (mm)

Rice

900-2500

 

Chillies

500

Wheat

450-650

 

Sunflower

350-500

Sorghum

450-650

 

Castor

500

Maize

500-800

 

Bean

300-500

Sugarcane

1500-2500

 

Cabbage

380-500

Groundnut

500-700

 

Pea

350-500

Cotton

700-1300

 

Banana

1200-2200

Soybean

450-700

 

Citrus

900-1200

Tobacco

400-600

 

Pineapple

700-1000

Tomato

600-800

 

Gingelly

350-400

Potato

500-700

 

Ragi

400-450

Onion

350-550

 

Grape

500-1200

 

 

 

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