Sowing and harvesting period of Principal Crops in Karnataka State
       
Sl. Name of the crops  Period of 
No.   Sowing Harvesting 
  KHARIF    
1 Rice-Autumn May                  -  September October          -   January
2 Rice-Winter August             -  November  January          -   April
3 Jowar May                  -  July September      -   December
4 Bajra June                 - August September      -   November      
5 Maize May                  -  August September      -   December
6 Ragi May                  -  August September      -   December
7 Small Millets  June                 - August September      -   December
8 Tur June                 - July   December       -   February
9 Other Pulses (Kharif) May                  -  August    October           -   December
10 Tobacco April                 -  September September       -    January
11 Groundnut June                 -   August September       -   December
12 Castor Seed April                 -   August September       -  February
13 Sesamum April                 -  June August             -  September
14 Cotton May                  -  July December        -  April
15 Nigerseed June                 -  July September       -  October
16 Sunflower June                 - August September       -  December
  RABI    
1 Jowar September        -  October January            -  March
2 Maize October            -  December January            -  March
3 Wheat October            -  December January            -  March
4 Gram October            -  December January            -  March
5 Other Pulses (Rabi) September        -  February November         -  April
6 Cotton August             -  September February          -  April
7 Safflower October            -  November January            -  March
8 Linseed October            -  November January           -   March
9 Rape & Mustard October            -  November January           -   March
10 Sunflower October            - November January           - March
  SUMMER    
1 Rice January            -  March April                  -  July
2 Ragi January            -  March April                  -  July
3 Groundnut December         -  March April                  -  July
4 Maize (Hybrid Varieties) December         -  March April                  -  July
5 Bajra (Hybrid Varieties) January            -  March April                  -  July
6 Jowar (Hybrid varieties) January            -  March April                  -  July
7 Small Millets(like irrigated Navane) January            -  March April                  -  July
8 Sunflower January            -  March April                  -  July
  Sugarcane June                  -  July August              -  September 
    June                  -  July November         -  February(Adsali)
    December          - February December         -  February(Eksali)
    October             -  December November         -  December(Eksali)