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Maharashtra economic survey paints bleak picture of state's agriculture

Deficient rains impact Kharif and Rabi crops substantially

Sanjay Jog  |  Mumbai 

Maharashtra Economic Survey has painted a bleak picture of the agriculture sector for the year 2015-16 mainly due to deficient rains. It has projected substantial decline in kharif and rabi crops in the state. During kharif season of 2015, sowing was completed on 1.41 million hectare, which was 6% less than 1.50 million hectare in 2014. This will result in 18% fall in production of total foodgrains and marginal decline of 2% in oilseeds production for kharif crops. The area under rabi crops is also expected to decrease by 16% which will lead to 27% fall in total foodgrains ...

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First Published: Thu, March 17 2016. 23:51 IST
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