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Urad (उड़द)

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Over 2500 years ago, Indian farmers had discovered and begun farming many spices and sugarcane. It was in India, between the sixth and fourth centuries BC, that the Persians, followed by the Greeks, discovered the famous “reeds that produce honey without bees? being grown.

Urad (उड़द)

Urad (उड़द) Crop is also known as Black gram or Black lentil. While, Urad dal is known as in Hindi or white lentils.It is mainly grown in subcontinent.Black gram is originated in India. It is most important pulses crop, which is grown across India. The Urad crop is resistant to climatic conditions and fixing the atmospheric nitrogen in the soil. These crops will require an ideal temperature ranges between the 25 to 30 degree Centigrade.

Urad Crop is rich in protein and nutrients in all types of pulses.In India, It’s used as ingredients in breakfast snacks like idli, dosa, vada, papad and many more.

Urad Crop is various local names which arefamous in different cities such asUlunduParuppu in Tamil, Uddinabele in Kannada, Kaali Dal in Marathi,Adad Dal in Gujarati.


Area of Cultivation:

Black gram should have neutral PH. The loam soil is rich in minerals, which is best suited for cultivation.To adding a high organic matter in the soil, it leads to seeds production.



Black gram seed are grown 2 cm depth with a spacing of 10 cm to 30 cm between the rows in a field. It requires proper amount of water. Without the proper amount of water seed will be small and with low hard vigor in nature.Basically, yield of black gram depends on variety of seeds selected and yield management system.

Urad (उड़द) Crop Types

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