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Wheat crop area down by 2.53pc in 2010-11

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The area of wheat crop under cultivation decreased by 2.53 per cent during 2010-2011 over the previous year largely due to problems faced by the farmers in terms of disposal of wheat produced in 2009-2010, shifting of area to cotton and sugarcane crops in irrigated tracts, late crushing by sugar mills, and considerable increase in potato crop."The wheat sowing area in 2010-11 declined considerably because farmers were unable to sell their wheat at the support price…Read More

| 11 | 2010 | 253pc | area | Crop | wheat