They are sown between April and May.
They are harvested after monsoon rain.
Kharif crops are also known as monsoon crops.
These crops are totally dependent upon rainfall.
The examples of kharif crops are rice, sunflower, sugarcane, soybean, tea etc.
They are sown between September and October.
They are harvested after winter.
Rabi crops are known as winter crops.
These crops require irrigation.
The examples of rabi crops are wheat, gram, pea, mustard, barley etc.