India Agriculture Update – Kharif Crop Sowing Crosses 1054 Lakh Hectare Areas

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Kharif Crop Sowing Crosses 1054 Lakh Hectare Areas

The total sown area as on 09th September, 2016 as per reports received from States, stands at 1054.49lakh hectare as compared to 1012.35 lakh hectare at this time last year.

It is reported that rice has been sown/transplanted in 380.28 lakh ha, pulses in 143.95 lakh ha, coarse cereals in 187.86 lakh ha, oilseeds in 186.95 lakh ha, sugarcane in 45.77lakh hectare and cotton in 102.13 lakh ha.

The details of the area covered so far and that covered during this time last year are given below:                                                                                                                      Lakh hectare

Crop Area sown in 2016-17 Area sown in 2015-16
Rice 380.28 370.04
Pulses 143.95 111.48
Coarse Cereals 187.86 177.05
Oilseeds 186.95 181.70
Sugarcane 45.77 49.60
Jute & Mesta 7.56 7.73
Cotton 102.13 114.75
Total 1054.49 1012.35

 

Source : pib.nic.in

 

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