West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of South 24 Parganas

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
969.6
912.3
845.3
911.1
796.8
Aus
34.2
7.1
6.3
18.2
1.8
Aman
715.5
721.0
682.0
662.9
569.1
Boro
219.9
184.2
157.0
230.0
225.9
Wheat
3.9
5.9
5.0
3.3
4.8
Barley
-
-
#
-
#
Maize
1.2
0.6
0.5
0.5
0.6
Other Cereals
-
-
-
-
-
Total Cereals
974.7
918.8
850.8
914.9
802.2
Gram
-
-
0.3
#
#
Tur
-
#
#
-
#
Other Pulses
6.8
5.7
5.6
6.5
10.6
Total Pulses
6.8
5.7
5.9
6.5
10.6
Total Foodgrains
981.5
924.5
856.7
921.4
812.8
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
3.5
1.7
3.9
0.9
2.3
Linseed
#
-
#
-
#
Other Oil seeds
3.4
8.6
11.1
14.3
14.1
Total Oil seeds
6.9
10.3
15.0
15.2
16.4
Fibres : *
Jute
50.7
12.2
19.6
7.8
7.6
Mesta
-
-
#
-
-
Other Fibres
2.3
3.6
3.2
10.4
2.7
Total Fibres
53.0
15.8
22.8
18.2
10.3
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
22.9
3.4
4.5
3.5
6.2
Potato
75.5
74.5
32.9
62.8
49.5
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
12.7
1.3
1.3
1.5
10.7
Ginger
0.2
0.5
0.4
0.4
0.3
Total Miscellaneous crops
111.3
79.7
39.1
68.2
66.7

 

* In 1000 bales of 180 kgs each               (+) In terms of gur           '# Less than 50 tonnes

Sources : 1) Directorate of Agriculture, Govt.of W. B.

Sources : 2) Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Govt.of W. B.