West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Murshidabad

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
1113.6
1194.4
1189.6
1030.6
1142.4
Aus
84.2
85.8
78.8
62.2
65.1
Aman
598.3
595.2
637.1
492.8
576.4
Boro
431.1
513.4
473.7
475.6
500.9
Wheat
346.8
251.8
273.1
270.3
313.4
Barley
1.1
0.5
0.5
0.4
0.5
Maize
6.3
8.8
23.9
34.4
19.5
Other Cereals
0.6
0.6
0.5
0.7
0.7
Total Cereals
1468.4
1456.1
1487.6
1336.4
1476.5
Gram
11.5
10.2
10.5
5.5
5.1
Tur
0.5
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.4
Other Pulses
49.7
33.2
36.5
30.5
36.2
Total Pulses
61.7
43.6
47.1
36.1
41.7
Total Foodgrains
1530.1
1499.7
1534.7
1372.5
1518.2
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
81.3
64.5
82.3
71.3
76.6
Linseed
0.3
0.2
0.1
#
0.1
Other Oil seeds
15.0
14.6
15.4
14.9
13.6
Total Oil seeds
96.6
79.3
97.8
86.2
90.3
Fibres : *
Jute
2070.5
1963.3
1865.6
1972.0
1981.9
Mesta
0.8
1.7
8.1
4.1
1.5
Other Fibres
-
-
-
-
-
Total Fibres
2071.3
1965.0
1873.7
1976.1
1983.4
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
439.2
368.2
458.7
340.9
621.2
Potato
170.7
245.6
178.6
106.7
269.9
Tobacco
-
-
-
-
-
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
6.5
7.5
9.1
6.8
7.1
Ginger
0.4
0.3
0.4
0.4
0.6
Total Miscellaneous crops
616.8
621.6
646.8
454.8
898.8

 

* 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.