Basic Practices of Crop Production

Basic Practices of Crop Production

The development of a similar sort of plant in a particular area is known as a harvest. These yields are developed in a very orderly way nowadays. Some basic practices of crop production incorporate the following: 

Soil Preparation 

Subsequent to choosing the crop, the land is ready for cultivation. In the event that the land arranged is acceptable, it yields great quality harvests. The techniques for soil preparation include: 

1. Ploughing 

It is otherwise called tiling. It is the way toward relaxing and turning the soil either physically or by the farm hauliers (tractors). Natural fertilizers and phosphates are blended in with the soil at this stage. This expands the fruitfulness of the soil before the seeds are planted. 

2. Harrowing

This technique is done to smoothen the soil. The weeds are taken out and manures are blended in with soil. This additionally brings the dampness of the soil up. 

3. Levelling 

Lopsided land influences the nature of the crops. It likewise helps in giving ideal dampness to the soil. The land is levelled to expand the water take-up from the surface. It decreases weed issues and water system time. The yield develops consistently. 

4. Manuring 

The way toward adding natural minerals and supplements to the soil is called manuring. Excrement can be of three kinds: 

  • Animal manure
  • Plant manure
  • Compost


Great quality and sound seeds are gathered for planting. They ought to be planted at the right profundity in the soil. They should be treated with chemical substances to aid germination. Weed control is done to keep the weed from going into the manure. The soil ought to have enough water so that seed germination happens appropriately. The seeds ought not be planted near one another as it decreases the measure of daylight, water, and supplements got by them. 

Harvest Growth and Fertilization 

After the seeds have developed, they are checked for any water pressure in the soil. Water-focused on plants are exceptionally ineffective. Satisfactory compost and manures are added to the dirt to expand its profitability. Urea should be given threefold during the plant development, once during the cultivating, and twice after the harvest begins developing. 

Harvesting, Storage and Marketing 

After the yield is totally developed, it is prepared to collect. The crops are collected by mechanical or manual techniques. It is the cutting and assembling of completed yields. The grains are isolated by threshing. Manually, the grains are reaped by a sickle. 

The isolated grains are dried in the sun and bundled in packs before they are put away in granaries. The harm brought about by the rodents is likewise diminished. 

So as to give food to our developing populace, it is important to embrace appropriate crop practices to create food for an enormous scope. These basic practices of crop production help the ranchers develop healthy, contamination-free harvests.

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