Wheat crop

Bad weather could clip India''s wheat crop by 14 percent, imports loom

Persistent rain and hail storms could cut India`s wheat crop by at least 14 percent this year, potentially forcing the world`s second-biggest producer to import the grain for the first time in a decade, an industry body said.

Mar 18, 2016, 19:10 PM IST
Climate change to drastically reduce wheat crop

Climate change to drastically reduce wheat crop

In the coming decades, at least one-quarter of the world's wheat production will be lost to extreme weather from climate change if no adaptive measures are taken, says a new collaborative study done by Indian American professor Vara Prasad.

Feb 20, 2015, 14:36 PM IST
Temperature rise affecting global wheat yield

Temperature rise affecting global wheat yield

 For every degree Celsius rise in temperature, the world stands to lose six percent of its wheat crop, finds a global study.

Jan 16, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Rains lash parts of Himachal, damage to wheat crop feared

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

May 13, 2014, 23:08 PM IST

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

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.

Mar 11, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

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

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.

Mar 11, 2014, 17:14 PM IST

Now yellow rust attacks wheat crop in Punjab

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

Jan 07, 2014, 19:07 PM IST

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

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

Jan 03, 2014, 18:14 PM IST

Rains lash Punjab, Haryana; wheat crop damaged

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

Apr 12, 2012, 12:39 PM IST