Guar crop for 2014-15 season is 16% lower than last year
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.
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