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Crop

1960-61

1970-71

1980-81

1990-91

2000-01

2004-05(P)

Rice

227

(4.79)

390

(6.87)

1183

(17.49)

2015

(26.86)

2612

(32.89)

2647

(33.37)

Maize

327

(6.91)

555

(9.77)

304

(4.50)

183

(2.44)

165

(2.08)

154

( 1.94)

Bajra & Jowar

129

(2.72)

212

(3.73)

70

(1.03)

12

(0.16)

6

(0.08)

7

(0.09)

Cotton (American)

245

(5.17)

212

(3.73)

502

(7.42)

637

(8.49)

358

(4.51)

454

(5.72)

Cotton (Desi)

202

(4.26)

185

(3.26)

147

(2.17)

64

(0.85)

116

(1.46)

55

(0.69)

Sugarcane

133

(2.81)

128

(2.25)

71

(1.05)

101

(1.35)

121

(1.52)

86

(1.08)

Total Oil seeds*

185

(3.90)

295

(3.96)

238

(3.52)

104

(1.39)

86

(1.08)

90

(1.13)

Total Pulses**

903

(19.08)

414

(7.29)

341

(5.04)

143

(1.91)

54

(0.68)

36

(0.45)

Wheat

1400

(29.58)

2299

(40.49)

2812

(41.58)

3273

(43.63)

3408

(42.92)

3481

(43.89)

Barley

66

(1.39)

57

(1.00)

65

(0.96)

37

(0.49)

32

(0.40)

22

(0.28)

Total  Vegetables

-

50

(0.88)

64

(0.95)

54

(0.72)

110

(1.39)

113

(1.42)

Fruits

-

50

(0.88)

29

(0.43)

69

(0.92)

34

(0.43)

47

(0.59)

Net Sown Area

3757

4053

4191

4218

4250

4200

Total Cropped Area

4732

5678

6763

7502

7941

7932

Cropping Intensity

126

140

161

178

186

189

Note:      Figures in parentheses indicate area under crops as percentage share to total cropped area

 *Total oilseeds = ground nut seasum rape seed & mustard linseed sunflower

**Total pulses = grams mash mong arhar masser

 


Source: Computed from various issues of Statistical Abstracts of Punjab