Land Utilization of Palakkad in 2018-19

Category

Area (in Hectares)

Gross cropped area

272195

Net cropped area

206139

Cropping intensity

132

Land put to non agricultural uses

48460

Current Fallow (up to 1 yr)

8838

Other fallow land (1 to 5 yrs)

10918

Cultivable waste

19200

Area and production of crops in 2018-19

Crop

Area (in Hect)

Production (in Tonnes)

Paddy

77121

215285

Cholam/Jower (Including cattle feed)

205

168

Ragi/Finger Millet (Koovaraku)

152

141

Maize

80

85

Small Millet (Thina/Chama)

48

35

Wheat

0

0

Tur/Redgram

266

438

gram

101

75

Sugar Cane

67

495

Pepper

2654

1095

Ginger

193

742

Turmeric

475

1428

Cardamum

2754

67

Arecanut

7961

6346

Cloves

7

1

Nutmeg

366

167

Garlic

0

0

Jack*

6669

19

Mango

10068

55120

Banana

11998

102812

Plantain

7658

50333

Pineapple

51

286

Pappaya

1460

7684

Cashew

1130

210

tapioca

1725

55374

Sweet Potato

51

768

Drumstick

2142

3878

Green Chillies

225

228

Potato

0

0

Groundnut

187

239

Sesamum

15

4

Coconut*

55502

441

Cotton

59

90

Betel Leaves

1

32

Tobacco

0

0

Tea

778

2050

Coffee

4833

2975

Cocoa

153

174

        * Production of coconut and jack fruit in million numbers

 

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