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Study found that over the years, depleted soil moisture had led to large-scale droughts during rabi season despite adequate rainfall during the monsoon.(Picture for representation/ Getty Images)

Don’t look at monsoon only, examine soil moisture to predict crop yield, says IIT study

Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 12:04 PM IST
The study suggests that rising temperatures are depleting the soil moisture more quickly, which affects agricultural productivity
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