Dryland vs Rainfed farming

 

  Dryland farming Rainfed farming
Rainfall(mm) <800 >800
Moisture availability to crops Shortage Enough
Growing season(days) <200 >200
Growing regions Arid and semi arid,uplands of sub humid and humid regions Humid and sub humid regions
Cropping system Inter cropping Intercropping or double cropping
Constraints Wind and water erosion Water erosion