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India: IMD Forecasts Normal 2021 Southwest Monsoon

On April 16, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted a normal 2021 Southwest Monsoon, suggesting that June to September rainfall will likely be 98 percent of the Long Period Average (LPA) of 88 cm.
Weekly Report as of April 24, 2020, of COVID-19 impact on the Indian harvest of Rabi (Winter) crops.
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India: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Over the last decade, India’s political environment continues to thwart the development of agricultural biotechnology.
The recovery of monsoon rain levels in August has led to improved soil moisture in Central India which will bolster crop development.
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India: Monsoon Update July 2019

On August 1, 2019, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) published its long-range forecast for the second half of the southwest monsoon (August to September), predicting normal rainfall for 2019.
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India: Monsoon Update June 2019

The pace of plantings for all major kharif crops is slower than last year as delayed monsoon rains and low reservoir storage levels have resulted in lower planted area.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) published its second long-range forecast predicting a normal Southwest Monsoon (June to September) for 2019.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts a near normal Southwest Monsoon for 2019 suggesting that June to September rainfall is likely to be 96 percent of the Long Period Average (LPA).
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India: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

India’s political environment continues to hinder the development of agricultural biotechnology regulatory system.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the cumulative rainfall for the Southwest Monsoon 2018 (June to September) was 9 percent lower than the fifty-year average....
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India: Monsoon Update

The cumulative rainfall for the Southwest Monsoon 2018 reported by the Indian Meteorological Department, as of September 23, 2018, was 9 percent lower than the fifty-year average.
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India: Kharif Planting Was Slow As Monsoon Was Delayed

Delayed rains and low reservoir levels have led to a ten percent lower Kharif crop planting than the normal five year average during the southwest monsoon (June to September).