ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Feed, Seed and Wastage Rates

Grains are required for direct human consumption and for feed, seed, wastage and industrial uses. In the 1950s, the Ministry of Agriculture came up with a formula of 12.5% as the netting factor. Though this number has no relation to any of the four components, there has been no change in this magic figure over the last 60 years.

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