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India's rabi crops sowing crosess 32.7 MN hectares

26 Nov 2016

As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on November 25, 2016 stands at 32.76 hectares, as compared to 31.31 hectares this time in 2015

NEW DELHI: As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on November 25, 2016 stands at 32.76 hectares, as compared to 31.31 hectares this time in 2015, according to Indian agriculture ministry said in a statement.

Wheat has been sown/transplanted in 12.71 million hectares, rice in 0.68 million hectares, pulses in 9.50 million hectares, coarse cereals in 3.43 million hectares and area sown under oilseeds is 6.42 million hectares.

 The area sown so far and that sown during last year this time is as follows: 

                                                                                                          (MN)    Lakh hectare 

Crop

Area sown in 2016-17

Area sown in 2015-16

Wheat

127.15      (12.71)

117.32        (11.73)

Rice

6.82          (0.68)

9.10            (0.91)

Pulses

95.09        (9.50)

88.12          (8.81)

Coarse Cereals

34.35        (3.43)

42.37          (4.23)

Oilseeds

64.21        (6.42)

56.26          (5.62)

Total

327.62      (32.76)

313.17        (31.31)

 


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