Posts Tagged ‘ Oilseed crops ’

Commercial Crops: Oilseed crops & ground nuts (Part 2)

June 8, 2012
By Krishiworld
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DISTRIBUTION, AREA AND PRODUCTION The major groundnut-producing countries of the world are India, China, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Burma and the USA. Out of the total area of 18.9 million hectares and the total production of 17.8 million tonnes in the world, these countries account for 69% of the area and 70% of the production....

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Commercial Crops: Oilseed crops & ground nuts

June 7, 2012
By Krishiworld
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OILSEED CROPS OILSEED crops have been the backbone of agricultural economy of India from time immemorial. Today these crops are cultivated on about 16.5 million hectares, with total production of 10 million tonnes. This area constitutes approximately one-tenth of the total cultivated area in India. On the oilseed map of the world, India occupies...

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