Recent rains to boost crops: govt official

Recent rains to boost crops: govt official
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First Published: Wed, Sep 02 2009. 10 57 AM IST
Updated: Wed, Sep 02 2009. 10 57 AM IST
New Delhi: Improved monsoon rains in recent days will boost crop prospects for rice and sugar cane, farm secretary, T. Nanda Kumar, told reporters on the sidelines of a conference.
He said other crops would also gain, although analysts say most of the damage to crops is irreversible.
India’s monsoon rains have been a quarter below average so far this year.
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First Published: Wed, Sep 02 2009. 10 57 AM IST
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