As of 08th Aug '22, According to the Department of Agriculture, Rajasthan, Guar sowing is up by 73% at 29.71 Lakh hectare as compared to 17.13 Lakh hectare previous year same period. This season sowing area is high due to early rains and better returns.
In western Rajasthan, from 1st June to 08th Aug’2022 Cumulative rainfall is at 72%. Higher acreage amid good rainfall kept Guar seed and gum prices under pressure. The prices have corrected by more than 20% since April due to forecast of normal rains and improved area under Guar seed.