Which are the two most important oilseed crops of India? State the crop season and the major areas in which each of them is grown.
Groundnut and mustard are the edible oilseeds which are grown in India.
(i) Groundnut is grown as a kharif crop in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, M.P., Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
(ii) Mustard is grown as a rabi crop mainly in Northern India. It is grown in Punjab, Haryana, East Rajasthan, M.P., U.P., Bihar and West Bengal.