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Record Rabi Oilseeds Crop

Record Rabi Oilseeds Crop D P Sharma THE emerging edible oils scenario presents an interesting study. Going by the latest assessment by a cross section of the trade and industry of the rabi crops position, production of nine cultivated oilseeds this season is certain to set a new record of over 200 lakh tonnes, exceeding last season's record output of 191 lakh tonnes by at least 12 lakh tonnes. For the second successive season rabi oilseeds production will be higher than the kharif outturn, accounting for 55-56 per cent of the total oilseeds output. The significant increase in the relative share of rabi oilseeds in the total oilseeds production is attributable to a marginal decline in kharif output

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