Country

Immediate Crops

Planting date

Longer term crops

Comments

Aceh (Indonesia)

Rice,

Soybean, Corn, Groundnut
NB: The Executive Secretary for the Directorate General of Food Crops production development, MOA of Indonesia indicated that the above crops are in the order of Government priority.

First Season Aug- Jan

Second season March- July
January (Low land)
October (Highland)
October
July

Coconut, Clove, nutmeg, cocoa, coffee, oilpalm, Cinamon, other spice crops bananas

It is generally rainy season from September to April followed by a dry season from May to August.

Sri Lanka

Rice, Black gram, Green gram, Maize, Chilli, Cowpea

Rice, Cowpea, Green gram, Maize, Gingili

Vegetables
Brinjal, Bandakka (MI 5,Haritha), Bitter gourd, Snake gourd, Keerai, Tomato, Hawarime

First season: Oct- Jan


Second season (irr): March- May


Vegetables grown with irrigation

Coconuts, bananas, Mango, Lime, Jackfruit Guava Jamboo Umbarella Grapes Pomegranate Betel Areca nut Papaw

 

Thailand

Rice,

Vegetables

First season; Sept-May

Second season: April- Sept

Coconuts, bananas

 

Myanmar

Rice, Vegetables

May-July

Coconuts

 

Maldives

Vegetables

May-October

Coconuts

 

Bangladesh

Rice,

Vegetables

First season; April-October

Second season: Dec- May

Coconuts

 

Somalia

Maize (Gu)

Maize (Der)


Sorghum (Gu)

Sorghum (Der)

April & Last week July

Mid March; & Mid Oct – mid Nov.

April & Last week July

Mid March; & Mid Oct – mid Nov.

Second season: Dec- May

 

 

Tanzania

Barley,


Rice,


Millet,



Potato,


Soybean,


(Southern region)
Wheat,


Maize,

Sorghum,

(Northern region)
Wheat,

Maize,


Sorghum

15 Jan– 15 March &
Mid. June

First week May & Nov. – Dec

First 3 week in Jan; first week in May & Mid Oct - Dec

15 Mar.– 15 May & First week June

First 3wks of January and first wk. April

Jan – 15 Feb; Mid May & Late Dec.

Jan – Mid Feb, mid May & last half of Dec.

Jan,; end April & Dec

Mid Jan – Mid March & last week May

Mid Jan – Mid March & lask week May

Jan – Feb & Mid May

Coconuts