Kharif crop sowing contracts for 2nd straight week

Sowing of pulses, oilseeds, rice and coarse cereals contracted for second consecutive week in the country owing to deficient rainfall in various parts of the country, says a report.

As per an analysis by global brokerage firm Morgan Stanley, deficient rains in part of Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and southern interior Karnataka has continued to affect acreage under pulses, oilseeds, rice and coarse cereals, as on August 25
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