West Bengal State Marketing Board

Production of principal crops in the district of Nadia

(Thousand tonnes)

Crops
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Foodgrains : 
Rice
840.1
763.7
732.4
677.7
683.0
Aus
135.3
123.8
101.8
93.4
102.3
Aman
307.4
273.4
280.8
232.2
223.5
Boro
397.4
366.5
349.8
352.1
357.2
Wheat
134.9
103.3
100.4
102.6
110.6
Barley
0.5
0.1
0.1
0.3
0.2
Maize
6.6
4.8
4.3
10.4
7.2
Other Cereals
0.1
0.2
-
#
#
Total Cereals
982.2
872.1
837.2
791.0
801.0
Gram
14.1
9.8
9.5
2.6
3.6
Tur
0.1
0.1
#
#
#
Other Pulses
37.7
25.1
29.1
25.7
25.2
Total Pulses
51.9
35.0
38.6
28.3
28.8
Total Foodgrains
1034.1
907.1
875.8
819.3
829.8
Oil Seeds :
Rapeseed & Mustard
79.8
65.4
71.4
69.1
68.1
Linseed
0.4
0.2
0.6
0.1
0.3
Other Oil seeds
25.1
26.0
27.2
33.4
34.6
Total Oil seeds
105.3
91.6
99.2
102.6
103.0
Fibres : *
Jute
1868.2
1714.9
1806.4
1887.0
1762.2
Mesta
3.0
1.2
0.9
1.0
2.3
Other Fibres
-
-
-
-
-
Total Fibres
1871.2
1716.1
1807.3
1888.0
1764.5
Miscellaneous crops :
Sugarcane(+)
140.6
139.0
118.0
77.4
270.0
Potato
95.7
108.3
147.5
120.2
114.2
Tobacco
#
#
#
#
#
Tea
-
-
-
-
-
Chillies (dry)
5.2
5.7
6.3
6.2
11.2
Ginger
0.2
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.3
Total Miscellaneous crops
241.7
253.2
271.9
204.0
395.7

 

* 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.