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Area, Production and Yield of maize in major Producing States along with coverage under Irrigation

Area, Production and Yield of maize during 2008-09 and 2009-10 in major Producing States along with  coverage under Irrigation

Area - Million Hectares

Production - Million Tonnes

Yield - Kg./ Hectare

State

Area

2009-10

Production

Yield

Area

2008-09

Production

Yield

Area Under Irrigation (%) 2008-09*

Karnataka

1.24

3.01

2430

1.07

3.03

2833

41.3

Andhra Pradesh

0.78

2.76

3527

0.85

4.15

4873

49.4

Maharashtra

0.79

1.83

2302

0.66

1.56

2382

14.7

Bihar

0.63

1.48

2341

0.64

1.71

2676

60.6

Rajasthan

1.10

1.15

1044

1.05

1.83

1736

1.3

Tamil Nadu

0.24

1.14

4686

0.29

1.26

4389

47.9

Madhya Pradesh

0.83

1.05

1256

0.84

1.14

1361

1.8

Uttar Pradesh

0.71

1.04

1465

0.80

1.20

1499

34.5

Himachal Pradesh

0.30

0.54

1839

0.30

0.68

2273

8.8

Gujarat

0.50

0.53

1072

0.50

0.74

1481

9.6

Jammu & Kashmir

0.31

0.49

1566

0.32

0.63

2005

7.3

Punjab

0.14

0.48

3417

0.15

0.51

3404

64.5

West Bengal

0.10

0.39

3943

0.09

0.34

3782

17.4

Jharkhand

0.16

0.19

1169

0.22

0.30

1407

2.4

Others

0.43

0.65

@

0.41

0.64

@

-

All India

8.26

16.72

2024

8.17

19.73

2414

25.2

@ - Since area/ production are low in individual states, yield rate is not worked out.

Note: States have been arranged in descending order of percentage share of production during 2009-10. 

*  Provisional

Source: Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation. 

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