India’s soybean production up 60%

12.10.2016

Soybean production in India’s Madhya Pradesh is expected to grow by 60%over last year, according to the first crop estimates of the Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA). The association estimated soybean production in the state at 5.6 million tonnes.

The estimated growth in output is expected due to improvement in yields from 608 kg/ha a year ago to 1034 kg/ha this season. “In most of the area of Malwa region, the soy crop is in good condition,” said DN Pathak, SOPA Executive Director.


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