West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Jalpaiguri

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
397.6
366.1
394.6
419.0
372.4
Aus
68.4
56.4
67.4
54.0
56.6
Aman
300.3
275.6
283.9
322.0
274.7
Boro
28.9
34.1
43.3
43.0
41.1
Wheat
36.4
42.5
31.8
33.1
39.2
Barley
#
#
-
#
#
Maize
18.2
20.6
22.5
23.1
25.4
Other Cereals
0.7
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.2
Total Cereals
452.9
429.5
449.2
475.5
437.2
Gram
0.1
0.1
0.1
(b)
0.1
Tur
#
#
#
#
#
Other Pulses
2.8
2.5
.2.0
2.1
2.1
Total Pulses
2.9
2.6
2.1
2.1
2.2
Total Foodgrains
455.8
432.1
451.3
477.6
439.4
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
4.9
5.1
4.8
3.5
6.0
Linseed
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
Other Oil seeds
3.0
3.6
3.6
4.1
7.0
Total Oil seeds
8.3
8.9
8.6
7.8
13.2
Fibres : *
Jute
394.7
397.2
505.1
446.7
518.8
Mesta
3.2
2.6
2.2
2.5
2.0
Other Fibres
-
-
-
-
-
Total Fibres
397.9
399.8
507.3
449.2
520.8
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
8.5
7.2
13.3
4.4
10.6
Potato
459.3
577.2
348.6
574.2
905.8
Tobacco
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
Tea
134.7
125.8
145.2
146.7
156.2(P)
Chillies (dry)
5.3
5.9
5.8
5.8
4.0
Ginger
2.3
2.7
3.0
3.0
3.2
Total Miscellaneous crops
610.4
719.1
516.2
734.3
1080.0

 

* 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.