Name one important beverage crop and specify the geographical conditions required for its growth.

Q.2 (i):- Name one important beverage crop and specify the geographical conditions required for its growth.

 

Answer:-

Tea; The tea plant grows well in tropical and sub-tropical climates endowed with deep and fertile well-drained soil, rich in humus and organic matter. Tea bushes require warm and moist frost-free climate all through the year. Frequent showers evenly distributed over the year ensure continuous growth of tender leaves.