West Bengal State Marketing Board

Area and Production of Fruits and Vegetables in the district of Purulia

Name of Fruits/Vegetable Area Thousand Hectares Production (Thousand tonnes)
2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Fruits
Mango
0.57
0.57
0.59
1.11
1.46
3.90
4.59
6.11
4.93
4.98
Banana
0.03
0.04
0.06
0.03
0.04
0.18
0.22
0.29
0.35
0.36
Pineapple
0.04
0.04
0.05
0.04
0.03
1.04
1.08
1.10
1.09
0.69
Papaya
0.29
0.30
0.32
0.41
0.41
8.94
9.50
11.51
10.47
10.78
Guava
0.45
0.45
0.47
0.62
0.67
6.93
7.10
7.20
7.56
7.86
Jackfruit
0.27
0.28
0.29
0.30
0.29
3.22
3.22
3.29
3.66
3.48
Litchi
0.06
0.06
0.06
0.06
0.06
0.51
0.53
0.32
0.36
0.54
Mandarin Orange
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Other Citrus
0.25
0.26
0.28
0.28
0.28
2.30
2.39
2.50
2.66
2.82
Sapota
0.21
0.22
0.23
0.23
0.21
2.40
2.52
2.70
2.90
2.11
Others
0.53
0.54
0.55
0.57
0.58
4.18
4.28
4.42
4.41
4.47
Total
2.70
2.76
2.90
3.66
4.03
33.60
35.43
39.44
38.39
38.09
Vegetable
Tomato
4.89
4.94
4.90
5.32
5.32
64.58
64.80
60.49
76.69
76.69
Cabbage
1.87
1.89
1.80
2.10
2.10
54.94
54.90
51.59
81.77
61.77
Cauliflower
1.13
1.14
1.12
1.23
1.23
32.60
33.80
30.90
35.45
31.45
Peas
0.27
0.28
0.28
0.29
0.21
1.49
1.60
1.34
1.44
1.17
Brinjal
7.60
7.78
7.85
7.86
8.51
141.00
144.55
162.15
167.82
168.75
Onion
0.42
0.43
0.45
0.46
0.46
4.49
4.80
5.97
6.87
4.89
Cucurbits
7.94
7.99
8.10
8.13
8.55
84.63
86.58
91.48
94.88
104.93
Ladies Finger
2.91
2.97
3.04
3.02
3.03
29.92
31.76
35.24
37.14
37.74
Radish
0.67
0.69
0.70
0.73
0.73
5.33
6.29
6.68
6.89
7.59
Others
4.81
4.86
4.98
4.96
6.58
23.36
24.23
25.59
34.97
32.46
Total
32.51
32.97
33.22
34.10
36.72
442.34
453.31
471.43
543.92
527.44