Describe the geographical conditions required for the growth of rice.

Q.3 (iv):- Describe the geographical conditions required for the growth of rice.

 

Answer:-

It is a kharif crop which requires high temperature, (above 25°C) and high humidity with annual rainfall above 100 cm. In the areas of less rainfall, it grows with the help of irrigation. Rice is grown in the plains of north and north-eastern India, coastal areas and the deltaic regions.