With the 2020-21 Kharif time planting nearing completion, a clearer picture of the planted acreage for pulses is emerging. As per the government’s latest weekly development report of spot below cultivation, pulses were being planted on 11.9 million hectares as of August seven, marginally earlier mentioned the 11.5 ml ha this time very last yr.
The aggregate spot for pulses during the kharif time averages twelve.9 ml ha and it is anticipated this amount will be touched this time also, and perhaps exceeded marginally. In a couple of weeks, we need to know the ultimate acreage for kharif pulses. Tur/arhar (pigeon pea), urad (black matpe) and moong are main pulses for this time.
Just one might recall that in the to start with couple weeks when sowing had started, the planted spot was operating far ahead of that in the exact time very last yr which produced euphoria between several