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India's kharif crop sowing up to 22.23 MN hectares

01 Jul 2017

India's total sown area as on June 30, 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 22.23 million hectare, as compared to 18.70 million hectare at this time last year.

NEW DELHI: India's total sown area as on June 30, 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 22.23 million hectare, as compared to 18.70 million hectare at this time last year. 

It is reported that rice has been sown/transplanted in 3.89 million ha, pulses in 1.88 million ha, coarse cereals in 3.81 million ha, sugarcane in 4.75 million hectare and cotton in 4.61 million ha.

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

                                                                                                         Lakh (MN) hectare 

Crop

Area sown in 2017-18

Area sown in 2016-17

Rice

38.93     (3.89)

39.08            (3.90)  

Pulses

18.80     (1.88)

13.04       (1.30)

Coarse Cereals

38.12     (3.81)

35.41       (3.54)

Oilseeds

25.90     (2.59)

28.35       (2.83)

Sugarcane

47.52     (4.75)

44.82       (4.48)

Jute & Mesta

6.93       (0.69)

7.25         (0.72)

Cotton

46.10     (4.61)

19.07       (1.90)

Total

222.30    (22.23)

187.03     (18.70)

 

           


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