West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Malda

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
572.6
661.6
636.1
470.6
480.4
Aus
20.8
18.7
13.3
10.0
11.3
Aman
329.4
405.6
391.7
201.9
212.2
Boro
222.4
237.3
231.1
258.7
256.9
Wheat
133.9
132.0
101.8
111.1
137.9
Barley
2.1
3.0
1.9
1.7
2.0
Maize
20.4
31.9
29.7
29.5
22.8
Other Cereals
0.3
0.1
#
#
#
Total Cereals
729.3
828.6
769.5
612.9
643.1
Gram
7.7
10.8
5.1
4.6
4
Tur
0.1
0.1
#
#
#
Other Pulses
19.0
16.1
16.6
17.9
20.2
Total Pulses
26.8
27.0
21.7
22.5
24.2
Total Foodgrains
756.1
855.6
791.2
635.4
667.3
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
36.2
32.8
41.6
39.7
38.6
Linseed
0.1
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.1
Other Oil seeds
0.1
0.4
0.6
0.8
0.8
Total Oil seeds
36.4
33.4
42.3
40.7
39.5
Fibres : *
Jute
341.9
324.1
298.1
341.3
289.2
Mesta
9.0
6.2
7.0
5.6
3.2
Other Fibres
-
-
-
-
-
Total Fibres
350.9
330.3
305.1
346.9
292.4
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
268.6
207.5
288.7
243.8
284.6
Potato
52.2
48.8
38.5
46.1
76.0
Tobacco
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.1
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
1.8
1.7
1.5
1.8
2.7
Ginger
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
Total Miscellaneous crops
323.3
258.4
329.0
292.1
363.7

 

* 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.