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Table 2

Cultivated area, seed consumed, available seed and yield per hectare during last six years.

Year Area Seed Seed Yield
(million ha) required availability (kg/ha)

2009–10 3.1 40 000 12 460 (26%) 2107
2010–11 2.7 40 000 7366 (18%) 2125
2011–12 2.8 40 000 5446 (1.4%) 2416
2012–13 2.9 40 000 4630 (1.3%) 2170
2013–14 2.8 40 000 20 684 (3%) 2319
2014–15 2.9 40 000 20 951 (22%)*
*

Percentage of certified seed. Source: Federal Seed Certification and Registration Department (FSC&RD) 2015–16.