Comparative Statement showing Area, Production and Yield and Consumption of Fertilisers in Karnataka and India during 1997-98

Sl. No.

Crop

Area (in Million Hects.)

% of Total Area

Production (in million tonnes)

% of Total Production

Yield Kgs./hect.

1.

Foodgrains Karnataka

7.07

5.7

8.80

4.7

1244

India

124.07

100.0

192.43

100.0

1551

2.

Rice Karnataka

1.38

3.2

3.33

4.0

2419

India

43.42

100.0

82.33

100.0

1895

3.

Jowar Karnataka

1.90

17.3

1.63

20.4

855

India

10.98

100.0

7.98

100.0

727

4.

Bajra Karnataka

0.30

3.1

0.14

1.8

461

India

9.71

100.0

7.69

100.0

792

5.

Maize Karnataka

0.56

8.9

1.67

15.4

2984

India

6.31

100.0

10.85

100.0

1721

6.

Total Pulses Karnataka

1.65

7.2

0.48

3.7

291

India

22.85

100.0

13.07

100.0

572

7.

Gram Karnataka

0.34

4.5

0.12

2.0

343

India

7.54

100.0

6.13

100.0

812

8.

Tur Karnataka

0.42

12.1

0.09

4.6

225

India

3.46

100.0

1.95

100.0

563

9.

Oilseeds Karnataka

2.16

8.2

1.26

5.7

584

India

26.21

100.0

22.02

100.0

840

10.

Groundnut Karnataka

1.02

14.0

0.75

9.6

737

India

7.28

100.0

7.85

100.0

1078

11.

Sunflower Karnataka

0.74

43.3

0.29

30.9

398

India

1.71

100.0

0.94

100.0

549

12

Cotton(production in million bales) Karnataka

0.50

5.8

0.72

6.46

259

India

8.90

100.0

11.14

100.0

213

13.

Sugarcane Karnataka

0.31

7.8

28.33

10.3

91387

India

3.97

100.0

276.25

100.0

69647

14.

Tobacco Karnataka

0.07

15.2

0.06

9.2

875

India

0.46

100.0

0.65

100.0

1394

 

CONSUMPTION OF FERTILISERS:

Sl. No.

Consumption

N

P

K

Total

1.

Consumption of Fertilisers lakh tonnes. Karnataka

6.05

3.15

1.90

11.10

India

109.0

39.15

13.72

161.87

2.

Consumption of Fertiliser in Kgs. /hect. Karnataka

50.60

26.33

15.82

92.75

India

58.43

20.99

7.36

86.78

 

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