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India's cotton exports up 5% in Aug-Feb

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 18:03

India's cotton exports rose by five percent to 7.8 million bales till February of this year and the pace of shipments are expected to taper in coming months depending upon demand from China, a latest report said.

USDA sees India's 2013-14 wheat crop lower than govt estimate

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 14:45

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has pegged India's wheat production at 87 million tonne (MT) this year, which is lower by seven percent from the government's latest estimate of 93.6 MT.

Mosquito-repelling compounds found in Jatropha curcas

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 19:16

Jatropha curcas, a folk remedy plant used in India and Africa to ward off bugs, contains insect-repelling compounds, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found.

India may not allow additional cotton exports in this marketing year: USDA

Last Updated: Friday, April 06, 2012, 20:06

India may not permit additional export of cotton till the end of the 2011-12 marketing year that ends in September, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a report.