Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Sesame seeds: growers are worried about their yields

May 19, 2022 at 12:06 PM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

NEW DELHI. Indian sesame seed traders are disappointed with the current price developments. After the tender win and the arrival of good quality goods in the market, they had expected firmer prices; now the opposite has happened.

"Wilting diseases" create problems

Deliveries of the new crop from the growing regions are gradually arriving on the Indian trade markets, and the summer harvest is underway. However, some growers fear for their yields and expect losses. Locally, the crops are suffering from the extreme heat and farmers are talking about the so-called "sukaro", a term used by growers in the Indian state of Gujarat to describe wilting diseases. The devastating combination of cold night winds, abundant morning dew and scorching heat during the day is causing the plants to suffer and t

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Oilseeds
May 22, 2024
SOFIA/KYIV. The dwindling commodity supplies are causing sunflower seed prices in Bulgaria to rise. In Ukraine, sowing is around 90% complete.
Oilseeds
May 22, 2024
OTTAWA/MOSCOW. Canada's mustard seed crop is benefiting from favourable weather conditions. Exporters are also hoping for increased demand from the European Union.
Nuts
May 22, 2024
NEW DELHI/BUENOS AIRES. India has started exporting the summer crop and international buyers can secure attractive offers here. In North and South America, the situation is partially very tense, which is mainly due to the shortage of goods.
Oilseeds
May 21, 2024
DALIAN. Prices on the Chinese pumpkin seed market continue to fall due to a lack of demand. Meanwhile, freight rates are soaring again.