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Rabi crops acreage up 7%, better output expected
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Rabi crops acreage up 7%, better output expected
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New Delhi, Dec 30 (TIWN) Sowing of rabi crops, including wheat and gram, is in full swing and if the weather remains favourable the output is expected to be good this season.

The rabi crop acreage has increased 6.62 per cent (3.549 million hectares) over the last year. As per the Agriculture Ministry data, wheat has been sown in 29.702 million hectares, which is a rise of 2.627 million hectares (9.70 per cent) over the last year.  At the same time, the area under the rabi crop has been 57.184 million hectares against 53.635 million hectares during the same period last year.

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