West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Hooghly

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
793.2
857.6
849.9
846.8
845.1
Aus
13.4
15.6
25.3
18.1
14.3
Aman
509.8
524.8
535.2
529.9
504.9
Boro
270.0
317.2
289.4
298.8
325.9
Wheat
1.2
0.8
0.7
2.7
0.8
Barley
-
-
-
-
-
Maize
#
#
0.1
0.7
0.7
Other Cereals
-
-
-
-
Total Cereals
794.4
858.4
850.7
850.2
846.6
Gram
#
-
-
0.3
-
Tur
-
-
-
-
-
Other Pulses
0.3
0.6
2.4
0.9
0.2
Total Pulses
0.3
0.6
2.4
1.2
0.2
Total Foodgrains
794.7
859.0
853.1
851.4
846.8
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
5.3
5.2
2.6
3.1
5.1
Linseed
-
-
-
-
-
Other Oil seeds
34.1
29.5
34.0
36.8
41.1
Total Oil seeds
39.4
34.7
36.6
39.9
46.2
Fibres : *
Jute
650.0
633.6
603.9
585.8
516.9
Mesta
0.1
-
-
-
-
Other Fibres
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
#
Total Fibres
650.2
633.7
604.0
585.9
516.9
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
45.0
10.9
8.2
2.3
46.9
Potato
2411.0
1807.9
2350.0
1065.7
2465.2
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
0.8
1.0
1.0
0.9
1.2
Ginger
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
Total Miscellaneous crops
2456.9
1819.9
2359.3
1069.0
2513.4

 

* 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.