West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Coochbehar

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
515.4
473.2
545.5
445.8
518.8
Aus
31.0
18.1
17.7
11.0
16.6
Aman
394.2
366.1
449.0
351.4
354.5
Boro
90.2
89.0
78.8
83.4
147.7
Wheat
38.1
33.4
23.6
25.2
29.3
Barley
-
-
-
-
-
Maize
0.5
11.2
22.6
35.2
57.6
Other Cereals
0.5
0.4
0.6
0.5
0.6
Total Cereals
554.5
518.2
592.3
506.7
606.3
Gram
-
-
-
-
-
Tur
#
-
#
#
#
Other Pulses
5.2
4.5
8.2
4.9
3.7
Total Pulses
5.2
4.5
8.2
4.9
3.7
Total Foodgrains
559.7
522.7
600.5
511.6
610.0
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
11.9
9.4
8.4
9.0
6.6
Linseed
0.2
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.3
Other Oil seeds
4.0
3.8
3.6
2.9
2.7
Total Oil seeds
16.1
13.4
12.1
12.0
9.6
Fibres : *
Jute
652.3
623.2
764.2
762.0
985.1
Mesta
6.0
2.4
3.2
7.8
2.3
Other Fibres
0.0
1.0
1.0
1.1
1.2
Total Fibres
658.3
626.6
768.4
770.9
988.6
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
0.2
0.3
-
0.8
-
Potato
262.1
427.9
243.0
273.0
478.9
Tobacco
8.9
19.5
19.4
16.1
16.0
Tea
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.6
0.4
Chillies (dry)
7.2
11.2
11.0
12.8
17.2
Ginger
1.0
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.7
Total Miscellaneous crops
279.7
460.2
274.8
304.5
514.2

 

* 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.