In the current sowing season, pulses have been sown in 10.89 lakh hectare so far, according to the preliminary reports received from the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation. The cultivated area is higher by 7.33 lakh hectare as compared to last year on this date.
Besides, sugarcane has been planted in 48.61 lakh hectare as compared to 47.61 lakh hectare last year on this date. It is 1.00 lakh hectare more than last year while the normal area for sugarcane cropping is 47.45 lakh hectare.
Higher area coverage has been reported from Uttar Pradesh (0.90 lakh hectare), Tamil Nadu (0.66 lakh hectare), Karnataka (0.50 lakh hectare), Bihar (0.21 lakh hectare), Madhya Pradesh (0.11 lakh hectare), Uttarakhand (0.06 lakh hectare), Maharashtra (0.04 lakh hectare), Punjab (0.03 lakh hectare) and Andhra Pradesh (0.01 lakh hectare).
DISCLAIMER: Accord Fintech provides the Content on “AS IS” basis without any express or implied warranties. Accord Fintech does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, adequacy, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose of the Content, and Accord Fintech shall not be liable to Licensee or to any third party with respect to any actual or alleged inaccuracy, untimeliness, incompleteness, inadequacy, unmerchantbailty or unfitness.
Copyright 2012 Accord Fintech Pvt. Ltd., distributed by Contify.com