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

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Oilseeds Scenario Some Issues

Although efforts to increase productivity levels of traditional sources of supply of vegetable oils is welcome, this alone cannot bridge the ever increasing gap between supply and demand. Dependence on imports is risky because crop failure or other problems in the oil world may have serious repercussions on the domestic situation. The emphasis in the coming years should be on developing new sources, palm oil cultivation, minor oilseeds and the processing of by-products of agricultural crops.

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