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India Summer Pulses Sowing up 37.19%

India’s summer pulses sowing is up by 37.19% while summer oilseed is up 3.35% even as rice has been sown in 1.87 lakh ha less than last year, according to government of India’s latest data release on Monday

For pulses “about 12.21 lakh ha area coverage has been reported compared to 8.90 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year,” the ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare said in a statement.

The area has been reported mainly from the states of Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Assam, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir.

For Oilseeds, about 10.18 lakh ha area has been reported compared to 9.85 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year West Bengal, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka reporting the maximum sowing, the government said.

Source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/agriculture/india-summer-pulses-sowing-up-37-19-as-on-april-18-2022/articleshow/90912370.cms



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