With the 2020-21 Kharif season planting nearing completion, a clearer photograph of the planted acreage for pulses is emerging. As for each the government’s most up-to-date weekly development report of spot underneath cultivation, pulses had been planted on 11.9 million hectares as of August seven, marginally above the 11.5 ml ha this time last 12 months.
The combination spot for pulses all through the kharif season averages 12.9 ml ha and it is predicted this range will be touched this season as well, and perhaps exceeded marginally. In a few of months, we really should know the closing acreage for kharif pulses. Tur/arhar (pigeon pea), urad (black matpe) and moong are significant pulses for this season.
One particular may possibly recall that in the 1st several months when sowing experienced started, the planted spot was functioning considerably in advance of that in the similar time last 12 months which produced