On Friday, 21,750 quintal arrived at the Lasalgaon market, with minimum price at R700 per quintal, maximum at R1,445 per quintal and modal price averaging at R1,275 a quintal. Last week, modal price was around R1,800.
Farmers in Vidarbha, Akola, Nanded and Parbhani districts are worst-affected. They have been complaining that their seeds have not germinated in time. Mahabeej, the state seed corporation, says the delay in rains affected the