Millets - Sorghum, Pearl millet, Finger millet, Small millets (Barnyard, Common, Kodo,Little, Foxtail). All millets, Maize & Barley are known as Coarse cereals

NEW VISTAS IN MILLETS PRODUCTION


Millets production rose to 17.20 million tonnes during 2013-14 despite severe drought in major millets growing States as against 12.53 million tonnes in the year 1949-50.

Millets productivity rose to 1111 Kg/ha during 2013-14 as against 387 Kg/ha in the year 1949-50.

Mean Area, Production and Yield of Millets during the Quinquennial ending 2013-14

 

Unit: Area (A) in 000' ha; Production (P) in 000' tonnes and Yield (Y) in Kg/ha.

      Crop

     Factors

   Maharashtra

  Rajasthan

   Karnataka

   Uttar Pradesh

 Madhya Pradesh

     Gujarat

  Andhra Pradesh

   Tamil Nadu

  Haryana

     All India

    Sorghum

A

3507.80

651.80

1231.20

186.60

362.60

124.00

285.80

244.20

67.40

6684.40

P

2782.60

360.10

1334.20

202.00

548.70

146.20

407.10

267.20

34.60

6100.80

Y

793

552

1084

1083

1513

1179

1424

1094

513

913

    Pearl millet

A

891.40

4820.10

291.00

898.20

177.30

741.00

54.20

49.60

527.60

8480.30

P

800.40

3737.80

276.20

1641.00

315.50

1080.60

80.30

89.70

982.00

9028.90

Y

898

775

949

1827

1779

1458

1482

1808

1861

1065

    Finger millet

A

124.20

0.00

709.80

0.10

0.40

15.60

42.80

86.00

0.00

1210.30

P

129.00

0.00

1265.50

0.20

0.10

13.20

46.80

211.90

0.00

1913.70

Y

1039

-

1783

2000

250

846

1093

2464

-

1581

     Small millets

A

63.00

15.80

24.20

8.40

246.20

49.00

30.00

30.80

0.00

773.10

P

28.70

6.00

111.90

7.60

88.70

48.60

26.00

32.60

0.00

428.20

Y

456

380

4624

905

360

992

867

1058

-

554

    Total millets

A

1146.60

1371.93

564.05

273.33

196.63

232.40

103.20

102.65

148.75

4287.03

P

935.18

1025.98

746.95

462.70

238.25

322.15

140.05

150.35

254.15

4367.90

Y

816

748

1324

1693

1212

1386

1357

1465

1709

1019

 

NEW VISTAS IN COARSE CEREALS PRODUCTION

Total Coarse cereals production rose to 43.29 million tonnes during 2013-14 despite severe drought in major millets growing States as against 16.83 million tonnes in the year 1949-50.

Total Coarse cereals productivity rose to 1717 Kg/ha during 2013-14 as against 433 Kg/ha in the year 1949-50.

Mean Area, Production and Yield of Coarse cereals during the Quinquennial ending 2013-14

 

Unit: Area (A) in 000' ha; Production (P) in 000' tonnes and Yield (Y) in Kg/ha.

      Crop

  Factors

  Maharashtra

   Rajasthan

   Karnataka

  Uttar Pradesh

  Madhya Pradesh

   Gujarat

  Andhra Pradesh

  Tamil Nadu

   Haryana

    All India

     Sorghum

A

3507.80

651.80

1231.20

186.60

362.60

124.00

285.80

244.20

67.40

6684.40

P

2782.60

360.10

1334.20

202.00

548.70

146.20

407.10

267.20

34.60

6100.80

Y

793

552

1084

1083

1513

1179

1424

1094

513

913

     Pearl millet

A

891.40

4820.10

291.00

898.20

177.30

741.00

54.20

49.60

527.60

8480.30

P

800.40

3737.80

276.20

1641.00

315.50

1080.60

80.30

89.70

982.00

9028.90

Y

898

775

949

1827

1779

1458

1482

1808

1861

1065

       Finger millet

A

124.20

0.00

709.80

0.10

0.40

15.60

42.80

86.00

0.00

1210.30

  P

129.00

0.00

1265.50

0.20

0.10

13.20

46.80

211.90

0.00

1913.70

Y

1039

-

1783

2000

250

846

1093

2464

-

1581

      Small millets

A

63.00

15.80

24.20

8.40

246.20

49.00

30.00

30.80

0.00

773.10

P

28.70

6.00

111.90

7.60

88.70

48.60

26.00

32.60

0.00

428.20

Y

456

380

4624

905

360

992

867

1058

-

554

       Maize

A

877.80

1039.70

1315.20

750.60

847.80

486.60

873.80

278.30

9.80

8667.10

P

2283.30

1624.60

3800.30

1200.30

1286.30

722.30

4018.60

1333.70

24.00

21344.50

Y

2601

1563

2890

1599

1517

1484

4599

4792

2449

2463

       Barley

A

1.50

289.30

0.00

136.20

83.20

0.00

0.00

0.00

41.60

668.20

P

0.70

231.70

0.00

399.10

129.20

0.00

0.00

0.00

147.80

1643.90

Y

467

801

-

2930

1553

-

-

-

3553

2460

Total Coarse cereals

A

5465.70

6816.70

3571.40

2007.10

1717.50

1416.20

1286.60

688.90

646.40

26484.10

P

6024.70

6562.00

6688.00

3450.20

2368.60

2010.90

4578.80

1935.00

1188.40

40459.90

Y

1102

963

1873

1719

1379

1420

3559

2809

1838

1528

 


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