SHEFEXIL, the Export Promotion Council of the Govt. of India under which Guar exports are covered, has come out with the final estimates for the Guar Seed crop for the 2014-15 season. The crop survey was undertaken by the Nielsen Company, Mumbai, at the behest of SHEFEXIL, Kolkata.
At an overall level, the government estimates of area show a decrease of 11% in the area sown under Guar crop for the 2014-15 season. The yield has also reduced in the major Guar producing states this year- majorly Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana. The total production of Guar Seed this year is estimated to be 1,724,400 MT, or 482,832 MT of Guar Splits, a decrease in 16% compared to the last season of 2013-14.