classification of crops based on their life cycles

CLASSLFICATION OF CROPS BASED ON THEIR LIFE CYCLES
In this classification, the crops are further sub-divided into three groups:

Annual crops:
These are crops which grow and mature within one year e.g.
Maize,
rice,
Cowpea,
Millet,
Vegetables,
Cotton and
Groundnut.

Biennial crops:
 These are crops which grow and mature within two years, e.g.
Pepper,
 Ginger and
Cassava.

Perennial crops:
These are crops which grow and mature in more than two years e.g.
Cocoa,
Banana,
Orange,
 Mango,
Oil palm and
Rubber.

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