12 May 2012

Pulses Sown in 13.51 Lakh Hectares So Far in the Current Season


According to preliminary reports received from the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, pulses have been sown in 13.51 lakh hectares in the current sowing season so far. The cultivated area is higher by 9.95 lakh hectares as compared to last year on this date. Target of pulses cultivation for the current season is 17.49 lakh hectares.

In terms of coverage of area under kharif pulses as on today, Odisha is on the top followed by Bihar. State-wise details are as under: 

State
Target (lakh ha)
2012 (summer) (lakh ha)
Crop
Bihar
5.00
3.40
Green gram
Uttar Pradesh
1.28
0.94
Green gram & black gram
Punjab
1.50
0.37
Green gram
Haryana
1.00
0.25
Green gram
Gujarat
0.44
0.66
Green gram & black gram
Karnataka
0.27
0.22
Green gram, black gram, & others
Tamil Nadu
4.00
3.10
Green gram, black gram, & others
Chhattisgarh
0.10
0.10
Green gram & black gram
West Bengal
0.40
0.60
Green gram & black gram
Odisha
3.50
3.87
Green gram & black gram
Total
17.49
13.51

You May Also Like

loading...

Popular posts