Area under pulses coverage up over two-fold to 6.42 mn ha in kharif season

"About 6.42 million hectares area coverage under pulses as compared to 2.44 million hectares during the corresponding period of last year," the statement said

pulses, tur dal

Sowing area for cotton has increased to 10.48 million hectares as compared with 7.77 million hectares in the year-ago period.

New Delhi
Area under pulses coverage has jumped over two-fold to 6.42 million hectares in the ongoing kharif sowing season owing to good monsoon rains, the government said on Friday.

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