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Here's how kharif planting gets a monsoon booster across the country

In the case of paddy, the current bout of rain should push transplanting crops from nurseries in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, eastern Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar

Here's how kharif planting gets a monsoon booster across the country
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The southwest monsoon, after a relatively lull phase, has become active over the past two days in belts of eastern, central, northern and western India where mainly pulses, oilseeds, cotton, and paddy are grown. There are forecasts of heavy to very heavy rain. 

In the case of paddy, the current bout of rain should push transplanting crops from nurseries in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, eastern Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar. Tamil Nadu and West Bengal are expecting a good paddy crop. There has been low sowing in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana because the monsoon became feeble after an early start. The sowing in

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First Published: Jun 28 2018 | 12:07 AM IST

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