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If the south-west monsoon is erratic, do manufacturers of agricultural inputs have reason to worry?

Not necessarily. Historical trends in consumption of key agri inputs – fertilisers, seeds and pesticides indicate that they don’t directly respon…

Agriculture production took a hit of 85 million tonnes due to the 2002-2003 drought in Orissa; and the loss of livestock was about 92 million heads, in the 1999-2003 droughts. These are some of the grim numbers in Economics of droughts in India, a …

If the south-west monsoon is erratic, do manufacturers of agricultural inputs have reason to worry?

Not necessarily. Historical trends in consumption of key agri inputs – fertilisers, seeds and pesticides indicate that they don’t directly respon…

Agriculture production took a hit of 85 million tonnes due to the 2002-2003 drought in Orissa; and the loss of livestock was about 92 million heads, in the 1999-2003 droughts. These are some of the grim numbers in Economics of droughts in India, a …