Maize: It is a crop which is used both as food and fodder.
It is a kharif crop which requires temperature between 21°C to 27°C and grows well in old alluvial soil.
In some states like Bihar maize is grown in rabi season also.
Major maize-producing states are Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
U.S.A is in the first place in the production of Maize in the world.15. In the production of Maize India is in the 6th place.16.
The total production('000 Tonnes) of Onions in India in 2010-11 is 14824.26. Gujarat is largest producer of Onions in India in 2010-11.27. Bihar is the second larges produce of Onions in India in 2010-11.28.
Uttar Pradesh is largest producer of the Potato in India in 2010-11.42. West Bengal is the second largest producer of the Potato in India in 2010-11.