Urad also know commonly as Black Gram originated in India, where it has been in cultivation from ancient times and it is one of the highly prized pulses of India. As the name suggests whole black gram is black in color and split dehulled are white in color.
It is generally grown in kharif/rainy and summer season.
It grows best in hot and humid condition with ideal temperature range between 25 to 35 degree Celsius.
It is best suited to areas having an annual rainfall of 60 to 75 cm.
Seeds should not be sown more than 5 to 6 cm in depth.