International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 8, Part H (2015)
Production and growth of major crops in Indian agriculture during 11th five year plan period
In this paper an attempt has been made to examine the production and growth of major crops in Indian agriculture during 11th Five - year plan period. For this purpose, the necessary data required for the study has been collected from Directorate of Economics and Statistics of Ministry of Agriculture. The results of the study show that the production of all major crops has increased during the period of study. There has been remarkable production of food grains at 259.32 million tonnes during 2011-12. The growth rates of production and productivity of all major crops have recorded as positive during the period of study whereas the growth rate of cultivation area under cereals, oil seeds and jute & mesta has witnessed as negative. The impressive growth rate in production has been made in the case of cotton, oil seeds, wheat and pulses cultivation. The yield per hectare has been maximum in the cultivation of oil seeds crops.
How to cite this article:
N. Muthu. Production and growth of major crops in Indian agriculture during 11th five year plan period. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(8): 458-460.