Agrometeorology :: Crop Planning





Length of Growing Period

Length of growing period is defined as a period in which the available soil moisture is enough to meet the evapotranspiration requirement of dry land crops and hence the dry land productivity is assured.
The length of growing period is given as ‘G’ with starting and ending of length of growing period in terms of Meteorological standard weeks.

Length of growing period

Crop Status

< 5 weeks

Crop failures will occur

Minimum of 14 weeks
(98 days)

Permit the dry land crop to attain its potential productivity

14 weeks

A single dry land crop can be cultivated

14 to 20 weeks

Suitable inter cropping system can be cultivated

> 20 weeks

Long duration crop / double crop can be cultivated


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