Area of Agricultural Crops in Karnataka -  2000-01 to 2011-12
Unit: Area in Lakh ha.
Sl. No. Crops Year
2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
1  Rice 14.84 14.18 11.55 10.74 13.08 14.85 13.96 14.16 15.14 14.86 15.39 14.16
2  Jowar 17.82 17.91 17.86 16.98 16.63 15.20 14.19 13.82 13.82 13.69 12.42 11.42
3  Ragi 10.23 9.53 7.67 9.98 8.93 9.39 6.06 8.33 8.41 7.64 7.88 6.80
4  Maize 6.69 5.80 6.50 6.18 8.50 9.36 9.61 11.13 10.68 12.40 12.87 13.49
5  Bajra 4.62 2.09 3.05 3.19 4.45 4.31 3.88 4.32 2.66 3.05 3.09 2.86
6  Wheat 2.66 2.60 2.47 2.32 2.42 2.53 2.69 2.76 2.69 2.83 2.55 2.25
7  M.Millets 0.71 0.70 0.54 0.68 0.58 0.52 0.40 0.36 0.33 0.27 0.24 0.24
  Coarse Cereals 40.07 36.04 35.62 37.01 39.09 38.78 34.14 37.96 35.90 37.05 36.50 34.81
  Total Cereals: 57.57 52.82 49.64 50.07 54.59 56.16 50.78 54.87 53.72 54.76 54.45 51.22
1  Tur 5.83 4.82 5.14 5.32 5.62 6.00 5.96 6.81 5.97 6.04 8.91 7.67
2  Bengalgram 3.69 4.80 4.80 5.10 4.18 4.18 6.51 6.05 7.26 9.72 9.59 8.03
3  Horsegram 2.95 3.43 3.35 2.74 2.83 2.69 3.24 2.27 2.17 2.27 2.21 1.80
4  Blackgram 1.46 1.63 1.65 1.41 1.33 1.11 1.45 1.63 1.12 1.18 1.27 0.93
5  Greengram 4.51 2.58 4.13 2.73 5.23 4.01 4.50 5.30 2.75 3.79 4.01 2.93
6  Cowpea & others 1.15 0.86 0.89 0.77 1.09 0.94 0.86 1.00 0.84 1.02 1.09 0.99
7  Avare 0.88 0.81 0.65 0.69 0.80 0.87 0.64 0.79 0.79 0.76 0.83 0.68
  Total Pulses: 20.47 18.93 20.61 18.74 21.08 19.81 23.16 23.86 20.88 24.80 27.91 23.03
  Total Food grains: 78.04 71.75 70.24 68.82 75.67 75.96 73.94 78.73 74.61 79.56 82.36 74.25
1  Groundnut 10.63 8.55 8.44 8.17 9.69 10.40 7.64 9.08 8.50 8.18 8.48 6.77
2  Sesamum 0.98 0.73 0.74 0.58 1.07 1.03 0.85 0.87 0.56 0.76 0.87 0.62
3  Sunflower 4.78 5.84 8.77 11.35 12.71 14.27 12.31 10.25 10.01 7.94 4.09 3.81
4  Castor 0.30 0.22 0.17 0.17 0.20 0.25 0.20 0.23 0.20 0.18 0.19 0.16
5  Niger 0.44 0.36 0.29 0.27 0.33 0.33 0.27 0.31 0.25 0.26 0.23 0.21
6  Mustard 0.08 0.07 0.04 0.06 0.06 0.07 0.04 0.04 0.05 0.05 0.04 0.04
7  Soyabean 0.63 0.48 0.58 0.94 1.59 1.33 1.31 1.13 1.34 1.84 1.68 1.91
8  Safflower 0.93 0.92 0.85 0.99 0.94 0.81 0.81 0.70 0.73 0.68 0.55 0.55
9  Linseed 0.17 0.20 0.17 0.13 0.14 0.13 0.12 0.14 0.14 0.12 0.11 0.09
  Total Oilseeds: 18.94 17.37 20.05 22.67 26.73 28.63 23.55 22.76 21.78 20.01 16.24 14.16
   Annual Crops:                        
1  Cotton 5.52 6.08 3.93 3.17 5.22 4.13 3.76 4.03 4.09 4.57 5.48 5.70
2  Sugarcane 4.17 4.07 3.83 3.35 3.05 4.16 5.09 4.80 4.60 4.97 6.31 5.92
3  Tobacco 0.71 0.72 0.82 0.98 0.91 1.01 1.04 1.13 1.08 1.18 1.25 1.115
  Total Area under Agri. Crops 107.38 99.99 98.87 98.99 111.58 113.89 107.37 111.45 106.15 110.29 111.64 101.15
  Total Cultivated Area 122.84 116.70 115.32 114.50 128.07 130.27 124.38 128.93 123.68 128.73 130.62