The acreage is reported to have declined in main producing districts of Gujarat and Rajasthan.
Agri-commodity analysis agency AgriWatch, which was commissioned by the Solvent Extractors Affiliation of India (SEA) to conduct a survey to estimate the world, yield and manufacturing of castor seed for the crop yr 2020-21, has revised the estimate of the nation’s castor crop all the way down to 17.8 lakh tonne from the sooner estimate of 19 lakh tonne.
The yield has additionally been revised all the way down to 2,157 kg/hectare from 2,303 kg/hectare. The full space underneath castor seed cultivation in India for the yr 2020-21 is estimated to be 8.26 lakh hectares as per authorities estimates as towards 9.73 lakh hectares in 2019-20, a decline of 15%, as per the survey findings.
The acreage is reported to have declined in main producing districts of Gujarat and Rajasthan. The revised acreage estimates for Gujarat have been revised down to fifteen.2 lakh hectares as towards 16.3 lakh hectares estimated earlier. For Rajasthan the acreage has come all the way down to 2.2 lakh hectares as towards earlier 2.4 lakh hectares earlier. Acreage for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana stay unchanged.