Andhra Pradesh PSC: Crops Maize geography notes on production and distribution of maize in India

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  • 18-270C of temperature

  • 60-115cm of rainfall

  • Grown on wide range of soils.

  • In mountainous areas where soils may be thin and slopes are steep, maize can survive when other cereals fail to take root. 75-90% of world's production is consumed for feeding animals.

  • Used for preparing industrial alcohol

  • USA, China, Brazil are major producers

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