Favorable climate and early harvest of paddy in Punjab and Haryana, and sugarcane in Uttar Pradesh, which might clear the fields, would additional assist wheat cultivation.
In line with the most recent knowledge, wheat was planted in about 8.60 million hectares as of Friday, which is 5.49 p.c decrease than the identical interval final yr.
As of final week, the annual space deficit amounted to greater than 11 p.c. Amongst different crops, the cultivation of chickpea and mustard additionally improved through the week in comparison with the identical interval final yr.
Mustard cultivation is nearing its finish with round 6.93 million hectares introduced below the crop as towards 6.85 million hectares throughout the identical interval final yr.
First revealed: November 17, 2023 | 11:09 pm he
(Tags for translation)Wheat MSP