Winter chill likely to boost wheat harvest
Farmers have planted 33.2 million hectare under wheat, about 9% higher than normal area of 30.2 million hectare, according to latest data from the agriculture ministry.
NEW DELHI : India is likely to reap a bumper harvest of wheat, the main winter staple, and mustard, aided by higher market prices and cold weather beneficial for key rabi or winter-sown crops, analysts and meteorologists said.
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