Crop Weather Studies and Preparation of Crop Weather Calendars

In this Division extensive studies are made to find out the role of weather on crop growth, their development and based on that crop weather calendars are prepared for the major crops grown in the State.

The components of crop weather calendars include :

i) weather warning for the crops at various crop phenophases  and

ii) normal weather (standard week-wise) along with weather favorable for pests and diseases development.

Crop weather calendars for the states viz. Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Orissa, Karnataka, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Rajasthan have already been published. Crop weather calendars for Bihar and Madhya Pradesh will be published shortly, while that of New Delhi, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh will be started soon.