West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Burdwan

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
2008.1
1892.9
1968.5
1967.0
1858.6
Aus
51.8
52.1
44.6
43.7
51.9
Aman
1257.1
1231.4
1365.5
1201.3
1126.7
Boro
699.2
609.4
558.4
722.0
680.0
Wheat
12.7
10.1
4.8
5.8
6.0
Barley
-
-
-
-
-
Maize
0.4
0.3
0.5
0.8
0.9
Other Cereals
#
-
0.1
-
-
Total Cereals
2021.2
1903.3
1973.9
1973.6
1865.5
Gram
0.6
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.1
Tur
0.2
-
#
-
#
Other Pulses
1.6
1.2
1.0
1.2
0.7
Total Pulses
2.4
1.3
1.1
1.4
0.8
Total Foodgrains
2023.6
1904.6
1975.0
1975.0
1866.3
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
41.9
31
27.5
21.3
21.8
Linseed
#
#
#
#
#
Other Oil seeds
13.5
9.8
14.6
25.4
21.0
Total Oil seeds
55.4
40.8
42.1
46.7
42.8
Fibres : *
Jute
215.1
222.7
282.4
229.6
157.2
Mesta
0.1
0.1
#
0.1
-
Other Fibres
0.7
0.7
0.4
1.1
#
Total Fibres
215.9
223.5
282.8
230.8
157.2
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
48.6
39.5
32.6
227.3
56.2
Potato
1235.0
1132.5
921.2
845.5
1332.9
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
3.3
3.3
3.7
3.6
3.6
Ginger
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.3
Total Miscellaneous crops
1287.2
1175.5
957.8
1076.7
1393.0

 

* 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.