Sharad Pawar sees record 2012 wheat output

Sharad Pawar sees record 2012 wheat output

New Delhi: India is on track to produce a record wheat crop in 2012, agriculture minister Sharad Pawar said on Monday.

In 2011, the country’s farmers harvested a record 85.93 million tonnes.

Pawar also said lentils output for 2011-12 would be at 18 million tonnes, slightly lower than last year.

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