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Rabi crops sowing crosses 241 lakh hectare

New Delhi: On this year, the Rasbi crops sowing have crosses 241 lakh hectares according to the reports of states. The total area sown under Rabi crops as on 18th November stands at 241.73 lakh hectares as compared to 243.38 lakh hectare this time in 2015.

Wheat has been sown/transplanted in 79.40 lakh hectares, pulses in 74.55 lakh hectares, coarse cereals in 25.98 lakh hectares and area sown under oilseeds in 56.16 lakh hectares.

The area sown so far and that sown during last year this time is as follows:


Lakh hectare

Crop Area sown in 2016-17 Area sown in 2015-16
Wheat 79.40 78.83
Pulses 74.55 69.98
Coarse Cereals 25.98 37.86
Oilseeds 56.16 48.74
Total 241.73 243.38