West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Birbhum

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
1110.4
1088.0
1116.3
1199.4
1220.7
Aus
12.2
13.2
13.0
15.8
12.6
Aman
878.1
855.3
948.4
960.3
958.7
Boro
220.1
219.5
154.9
223.3
249.4
Wheat
79.3
74.8
75.6
83.8
94.9
Barley
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.1
-
Maize
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.4
0.6
Other Cereals
-
-
0.1
-
-
Total Cereals
1190.3
1163.2
1192.3
1283.7
1316.2
Gram
11.5
6.6
9.5
9.8
11.1
Tur
#
#
#
#
#
Other Pulses
6.5
5.8
5.0
6.2
7.1
Total Pulses
18.0
12.4
14.5
16.0
18.2
Total Foodgrains
1208.3
1175.6
1206.8
1299.7
1334.4
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
41.4
30.8
32.3
35.4
37.5
Linseed
#
0.2
#
0.1
#
Other Oil seeds
1.7
2.0
2.0
3.2
3.7
Total Oil seeds
43.1
33.0
34.3
38.7
41.2
Fibres : *
Jute
1.6
7.0
3.3
6.3
1.8
Mesta
-
 -
-
-
#
Other Fibres
0.9
0.6
0.8
0.7
1.4
Total Fibres
2.5
7.6
4.1
7.0
3.2
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
55.5
69.5
91.6
103.2
117.8
Potato
206.6
214.3
283.0
141.2
393.5
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
0.4
0.4
0.4
0.5
0.6
Ginger
0.5
0.6
0.5
0.5
1.2
Total Miscellaneous crops
263.0
284.8
375.5
245.4
513.1

 

* 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.