Indus Valley Civilization
Updated: 5/27/2021
Indus Valley Civilization

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  • The Indus Valley was fertile due to the annual inundation in the Indus river
  • The alluvial soil carried by the River Indus made soil of the region very fertile
  • Agriculture was one of the main economic activities of the people
  • Wheat and barely were the main crops cultivated by the Indus people.
  • It is probable that people sowed seeds in the flood plains in November.
  • Yes, and they reaped their harvest in April.
  • Dates, field peas, sesame and mustard were also grown. It seems that rice was also cultivated at Lothal.
  • In Lothal there is also some findings of rice husks been embedded in clay pottery and have been discovered