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Your Guide to Bajra and its Cultivation BAJRA HAS ALWAYS BEEN A POPULAR CROP VARIETY IN INDIA AND S I N C E T H E I N T R O D U C T I O N O F S E V E R A L HYBRID BAJRA VARIETIES ITS POPULARITY HAS ONLY GROWN.

1.) ABOUT BAJRA · Popularly known as ‘Pearl Millet’ · Belongs to the family of Graminea · Originates from India or Africa · It is a coarse grain crop · It is suitable for cultivation in dry lands

2.) MAJOR BAJRA PRODUCTION STATES IN INDIA · Tamil Nadu · Rajasthan · Maharashtra · Haryana · Uttar Pradesh

3.) HEATH BENEFITS OF BAJRA · It is a good source of energy · Bajra promotes heart health · Bajra helps in weight reduction · It helps in dealing with digestion disorders · It helps control blood sugar and is good for diabetic people

4.) LOCAL NAMES OF BAJRA IN INDIA · Pear Millet (English) · Bajra (Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu) · Sajje (Kannada) · Kambu (Tamil) · Kambam (Malayalam) · Sajjalu (Telugu) · Bajri (Gujarati, Rajasthani, Marathi)

5.) SOIL REQUIREMENTS FOR BAJRA CULTIVATION · Can be grown in a wide range of soil types · Best suited are black cotton and sandy loam soils · There should be good drainage · Crop does not thrive in acidic or water logged soil · Avoid saturated soils

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Your Guide to Bajra and its Cultivation  

Bajra is the most popular crop in India. Go through this infographic and know the hybrid bajra varieties and its Cultivation guidelines.

Your Guide to Bajra and its Cultivation  

Bajra is the most popular crop in India. Go through this infographic and know the hybrid bajra varieties and its Cultivation guidelines.

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