India's Wheat plantation surge in rabi season
Commodity Online | February 18 2019
UPDATED 10:20:46 IST

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Sowing of Wheat, the main rabi crop, begins from October and harvesting from March-April. According to the latest data, the Wheat sown area reached 298.47 lakh hectare so far in the rabi season 2018-19 as against 299.84 lakh hectare a year ago.

Farmers have planted Wheat in 99.13 lakh hectare in Uttar Pradesh, 59.11 lakh hectare in Madhya Pradesh, 35.02 lakh hectare in Punjab, 25.16 lakh hectare in Haryana and 22.56 lakh hectare in Bihar so far.

However, sowing of Rice, Pulses, Coarse Cereals and Oilseeds remained slightly lower than the year-ago period, the ministry said in a statement.

In the case of Pulses, about 156.30 lakh hectare was covered till February 14 of this season, lower than 166.11 lakh hectare a year ago. Gram, Urad, Lentil and Moong are main rabi pulses. Oilseeds acreage was at 80.40 lakh hectare so far this season, close to 80.98 lakh hectare in the year-ago season.

 

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