In case of oilseeds, about 47.10 lakh hectares protection has been reported as on November 4 of this rabi season, in comparison with 40.72 lakh hectares earlier.
Out of complete oilseeds, mustard acreage elevated to 45.71 lakh hectares from 38.14 lakh hectares.
The realm beneath protection for pulses rose to 29.06 lakh hectares from 27.13 lakh hectares.
Nonetheless, the acreage of coarse cereals declined to 7.63 lakh hectares from 8.67 lakh hectares.
Rabi sowing season begins from October. Wheat and mustard are the 2 main crops of the rabi season.