Production of Agricultural Crops in Karnataka -  2000-01 to 2011-12
Unit: Production in lakh tonnes, Cotton in lakh bales of 170 Kg lint.
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
  Paddy 57.32 48.19 35.61 38.00 55.22 59.59 54.33 57.65 60.07 57.75 64.03 58.93
1  Rice 38.47 32.34 23.90 25.50 37.06 39.99 36.46 38.69 40.31 38.76 42.97 39.55
2  Jowar 15.47 13.72 12.25 7.81 13.59 14.79 11.30 16.70 14.84 12.96 14.67 11.66
3  Ragi 18.35 15.39 7.14 11.25 16.14 16.56 6.65 13.68 12.33 11.96 15.88 12.72
4  Maize 21.36 14.52 13.43 12.10 25.09 28.07 26.42 32.76 29.56 29.25 44.44 40.85
5  Bajra 3.42 1.12 1.20 1.91 2.66 3.91 1.63 3.35 1.81 1.31 3.34 2.78
6  Wheat 2.50 1.99 1.48 0.96 2.06 2.26 2.24 2.80 2.57 2.64 2.79 1.93
7  M.Millets 0.47 0.37 0.31 0.39 0.31 0.27 0.21 0.18 0.15 0.13 0.12 0.12
  Total Cereals: 100.04 79.45 59.71 59.93 96.91 105.85 84.90 108.15 101.58 97.01 124.21 109.61
  Coarse cereals 59.07 45.12 34.33 33.47 57.79 63.59 46.21 66.67 58.70 55.61 78.45 68.13
1  Tur 2.64 1.47 2.41 2.00 2.91 4.08 2.63 4.51 3.14 2.80 5.29 3.54
2  Bengalgram 2.39 2.82 2.52 1.71 2.31 2.38 2.98 3.64 3.97 5.57 6.31 3.95
3  Horsegram 1.57 1.49 1.09 0.77 1.22 1.29 1.03 1.11 0.88 1.13 1.34 0.92
4  Blackgram 0.56 0.60 0.23 0.39 0.16 0.25 0.24 0.70 0.32 0.13 0.45 0.35
5  Greengram 1.85 0.67 0.28 0.42 0.83 0.99 0.54 1.20 0.39 0.48 1.11 0.73
6  Cowpea & others 0.35 0.27 0.26 0.24 0.38 0.32 0.42 0.49 0.38 0.4 0.48 0.46
7  Avare 0.20 0.19 0.15 0.16 0.19 0.21 0.55 0.68 0.68 0.52 0.67 0.66
  Total Pulses: 9.56 7.52 6.94 5.69 8.00 9.51 8.39 12.33 9.76 11.02 15.65 10.61
  Total Food grains: 109.60 86.97 66.64 65.62 104.91 115.35 93.29 120.49 111.34 108.04 139.86 120.22
1  Groundnut 10.81 5.86 5.39 4.33 6.84 5.96 3.27 6.92 3.98 4.57 7.42 4.85
2  Sesamum 0.40 0.27 0.29 0.26 0.57 0.89 0.50 0.48 0.29 0.31 0.51 0.31
3  Sunflower 2.31 2.62 3.74 3.65 5.28 6.68 3.84 4.93 4.14 2.51 2.54 1.95
4  Castor 0.39 0.16 0.16 0.15 0.17 0.26 0.16 0.16 0.19 0.12 0.16 0.14
5  Niger 0.08 0.07 0.06 0.05 0.06 0.06 0.05 0.12 0.09 0.09 0.08 0.07
6  Mustard 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.01
7  Soyabean 0.65 0.40 0.48 0.45 1.00 0.75 0.97 0.92 0.93 0.82 1.47 1.72
8  Safflower 0.72 0.73 0.55 0.42 0.49 0.62 0.60 0.59 0.60 0.52 0.46 0.35
9  Linseed 0.06 0.07 0.06 0.01 0.03 0.04 0.04 0.05 0.05 0.04 0.04 0.02
  Total Oilseeds: 15.45 10.20 10.74 9.34 14.46 15.27 9.45 14.19 10.28 9.00 12.70 9.42
   Annual Crops:                        
1  Cotton 8.55 6.12 3.31 2.65 6.25 5.85 5.36 7.05 8.25 7.05 12.18 12.78
2  Sugarcane 429.23 330.17 324.85 160.02 * 139.93* 196.48* 236.42* 260.28* 242.66* 322.85* 396.57* 388.08*
3  Tobacco 0.52 0.59 0.59 0.55 0.68 0.64 0.46 0.48 0.55 0.91 1.34 1.06
  * Prodn. for the harvested area.       2.43 1.79 2.21 2.69 3.07 2.81 3.37 4.23 4.30
  No. of Taluks DROUGHT 0 146 157 164 115 0 128 0 84 86 0 123
Source: Fully Revised Estimates of Area, Production and Productivity of Principal Agriculture Crops, published by DE&S    
  2010-11 & 2011-12 Final Advance Estimates by DE&S.