Output may decline by 5 million-6 million mt: government estimates Heat waves seen hitting yields in key states like Punjab, Haryana Dwindling output may limit export opportunity India’s wheat output in 2022 is expected to decline sharply, after five straight years of record production, as severe heat waves since end-March are seen weighing on the yields of wheat in key producing states, sources said May 4. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The likely drop in the output may limit the export potential of India, the world’s second-largest wheat producer, for the marketing year 2022-23 (April-March). While the government estimates India’s wheat output in 2022 at a record 111.32 million mt, up from 109.59 million mt in 2021, a spell of hot weather is seen weighing on wheat yields in states like Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. An official with […]