about sesame seeds

Global production & India’s contribution

India is the largest producer of sesame catering to the world market. In the year 2018-19, the production was 0.8 Million tonnes from 1.6 Million hectares with an average productivity of 502 kg/ha.

Globally, sesame is cultivated across 75 nations spanning 10.9 million hectare with a production of 6.5 million tonnes.

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