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Rabi crops area crosses 629 lakh hectares

Posted on Feb 22, 06:48PM | IBNS

New Delhi, Feb 22 : The Crop Weather Watch Group of Agriculture Ministry on Friday released the final sowing figures for major rabi crops. The rabi crops have been sown in 629 lakh hectare as compared to 627.5 lakh hectare last year and 619.9 lakh hectare sown on average in the last five years. While wheat has been sown in approximately the same area as last year, there has been improvement in area under coarse cereals, pulses and oilseeds.