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Rains lash parts of Himachal, damage to wheat crop feared

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 23:08

Several areas of Himachal Pradesh were lashed by moderate to heavy rains, causing further fall in temperature.

Wheat crop flattened due to rain; strong winds in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:42

Unusual widespread rains accompanied by strong winds are feared to have caused damage to wheat crop in Punjab and Haryana which is likely to have adverse impact on overall yield of winter crop in both the states.

Wheat crop flattened due to rain, strong winds in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 17:14

Unusual widespread rains accompanied by strong winds are feared to have caused damage to wheat crop in Punjab and Haryana which is likely to have adverse impact on overall yield of winter crop in both the states.

Now yellow rust attacks wheat crop in Punjab

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 19:07

After attacking wheat in Haryana, yellow rust -- a fungal disease has now appeared in Punjab with detection of two such cases.

Wheat area reaches all-time high at 30.2 million hectares: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 18:14

Sowing of wheat, a major rabi crop, starts in October and harvesting takes place from April.

Rains, if prolong, can cause damage to wheat crop: Experts

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 16:15

With moderate to heavy rains lashing the northern region, farm experts on Tuesday warned of damage to wheat crop if downpour accompanied with high speed winds prolongs for next couple of days.

Rains lash Punjab, Haryana; wheat crop damaged

Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 12:39

Rains accompanied with thunder squall hit several parts of Punjab and Haryana in the wee hours Thursday, causing considerable damage to wheat crop.

Climate change may shrink wheat crop yields

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 09:13

Wheat is harvested in temperate zones on more than 220 million hectares, making it the most widely grown crop on Earth.