Lentils area is likely to increase by 10.22% to 5.46 lakh ha in Australia in 2022-23. As per the latest updates by ABARES, production may decrease slightly to 7.88LMT,down from 8.40 LMT last year. The reason for the low production is mainly attributed to low yield realization. However, it is higher than 5Yrs. average production of 6.09LMT.