ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Record Kharif Oilseeds Crop in Offing

Record Kharif Oilseeds Crop in Offing D P Sharma BOUNTIFUL rains after about the middle of July covering all the oilseeds growing areas in the country have completely transformed the edible oils scenario. The worrifome prospect of a possible setback in kharif oilseeds output because of late and poor rainfall at the commencement of the sowing season followed by a prolonged dry spell has given way to the reassuring prospect of bumper crops which, taken together, could set a new record if the weather obliges the farming community during September with two timely rains and sunshine in between.

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