Wheat is the main cereal crop in India. India also produces around 1.0-1.2 million tons of durum wheat. Wheat was first cultivated in the southern Levant with Iran as for back as 9600 BC. Botanically, the wheat kernel is a type of fruit called a caryopsis.
In India, maize is the third most important food crops after rice and wheat. ... The maize is cultivated throughout the year in all states of the country for various purposes including grain, fodder, green cobs, sweet corn, baby corn, pop corn in peri-urban areas.
Pulses are one of the important food crops globally due to higher protein content. Pulses are an important group of crops in India. The country has exported 296,169.83 MT of pulses to the world for the worth of Rs. 2,116.69 Crores/ 284.26 USD Millions during the year 2020-21.
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Sugars are found in the tissues of most plants. Honey and fruit are abundant natural sources of simple sugars. Sucrose is especially concentrated in sugarcane and sugarbeet, making them ideal for efficient commercial extraction to make refined sugar.