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11/12/2017

Today Agri News (Rabi crop protection)

Rabi Crops Sowing Crosess 546 Lakh Hectare 


 As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on 22ndDecember, 2017 stands at 546.02 lakh hectares as compared to 544.97 lakh hectare this time in 2016.
Wheat has been sown/transplanted in 262.74 lakh hectares, rice in 14.78 lakh hectares, pulses in 146.06 lakh hectares, coarse cereals in 49.41 lakh hectares and area sown under oilseeds is 73.03 lakh hectares.

The area sown so far and that sown during last year this time is as follows:
                                                                                                                                   Lakh hectare 
Crop
Area sown in 2017-18
Area sown in 2016-17
Wheat
262.74
272.62
Rice
14.78
10.31
Pulses
146.06
133.94
Coarse Cereals
49.41
49.84
Oilseeds
73.03
78.27
Total
546.02
544.97

            

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