AGRICULTURE

 

Agriculture has an important place in the economy of the state of Manipur. Agriculture sector is the major contributor to the total state domestic product and provides employment to about 52.19 percent of the total workers in Manipur. Rice is the main staple food and is grown in hill and plain areas.

Estimated Area and Production of Crops

Area : ’000 hectares
Yield rate : kg / hectares
Production : ‘000 tonnes

 
Paddy
Maize
Rice
  2003-2004 2006-2007 2003-2004 2006-2007 2003-2004 2006-2007
Area 157.83 165.37 2.34 3.34 157.83
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Yield 2,415.51 2,353.33 3217.95 2476.05 20763.4
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Production 381.24 389.17 7.53 8.27 381.48 389.00