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| Last Updated:: 14/03/2017

Maize

Area, Production and Productivity of Maize in Sikkim.

 

Maize is one of the most important cereal crops of Sikkim. It is grown over an area of about 36,000-40,000 hectare which is about 35-40% of total cultivable area.

 

  Year Area (000’ hectares) Production (000’ tones) Productivity (kg./ha)
1. 2003-2004 36.70  57.05 1554.50
2. 2004-2005 36.70  58.19 1585.00
3. 2005-2006 36.70  61.10 1664.85
4. 2006-2007 40.85 64.89 1588.49
5. 2007-2008 39.10  62.56 1600.00
6. 2008-2009 39.20 65.74 1677.04
7. 2009-2010 39.50 64.69 1637.72
8. 2010-2011 40.17 66.19 1647.82
9. 2011-2012 40.17 67.52 1680.85
10. 2012-2013 39.97 67.95 1700.03
11. 2013-2014 39.93 68.82 1723.64
12. 2014-2015 38.91 68.82 1768.80
13. 2015-2016 38.96 68.31 1753.56

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Source: Annual Reports, Food Security & Agriculture Development Department, Government of Sikkim

 

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