ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Consumption Pattern, Trade and Production Potential of Pulses

This paper analyses regional patterns in the production and consumption of pulses in India and the potential for expansion of output. The paper notes the large differences in both production and consumption of pulses across regions, as well as the increase in imports in recent years. It argues that an improved package of practices, including technological interventions, and a region-specific approach are needed to alleviate the problem of short supply of pulses and chronic malnutrition among the people.

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