Sugarcane production for year 2011-12 estimated 58.0 mln tons: Economic Survey
ISLAMABAD, May 31 (APP): Sugarcane production for the year 2011-12 is estimated at 58.0 million tons, in contrast to last year’s production of 55.3 million tons, reveal Economic Survey launched here on Thursday. According to the Survey 2011-12 an increase of 4.9 percent over the production of last year’s produce and timely availability of inputs encouraged the farmers to grow more sugarcane crop. However the yield per hectare if compared with the last year, posted negative growth.