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Extent and production of seasonal crops :2007 - 2016
crop 2006/07 Maha 2007 Yala 2007/08 Maha 2008 Yala
Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production
Kurakkan (Millete) 4,310 4,570 1,100 890 5,020 5,420 1060 1090
Maize 27,100 45,070 7,090 11,370 42,860 91,050 8,740 21,240
Sorghum 100 110 60 50 120 150 50 60
Meneri 50 30 20 10 30 10 20 20
Green gram 6,090 5,850 2,670 2,670 7,120 6,540 2,230 2,340
Cowpea 6,230 6,700 4,400 4,150 7,660 7,600 4,500 4,350
Soya bean 290 490 2570 4,310 220 310 1,010 2720
Black gram 5,520 6,220 1,300 1,530 7,030 7,580 1,290 1,900
Dhall - -  - - -  -
Gingelly 3,320 2,290 5,940 4,010 2,870 1,470 6,640 4,870
Ground nuts 7,290 7,360 3,130 2,480 7,720 7,750 2,550 2,500
Manioc 12,490 126,210 10,070 93,720 13,990 140,590 9,950 101,140
Sweet Potatoes 3,010 21,890 3,520 27,270 3,940 28,880 2,960 23,580
Potatoes 2,210 31,480 3,120 45,900 1,620 23,430 3,250 51,390
Red onion 2,730 27,880 2,880 29,160 2,490 24,530 2,390 24,760
Big onion 250 2,480 6,740 89,680 220 1870 3,870 55,500
Chillies (Green) 9,050 31,750 5,040 16,950 9,880 33,410 4,920 17,600
Mustard 280 190 60 70 390 290 30 20
Ginger 1,530 8,270 1,910 10,050
Turmeric (raw) 680 4,400 1,000 7,140
Note: Maha and Yala are the two growing seasons
Crop
2008 /09 Maha
2009 Yala
2009/10 Maha
2010 Yala
Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production
Kurakkan (Millete) 5,020 5,570 880 860 5,540 6,210 1,030 1,100
Maize 44,790 114,660 6,070 15,110 48,890 127,760 8,730 33,930
Sorghum 110 140 30 40 60 80 20 20
Meneri 10 10 20 10 20 10 10 10
Green gram 6,670 7,520 1,900 1,740 6,890 7,590 3,400 4,110
Cowpea 8,490 10,060 2,950 3,420 7,860 8,140 3,010 3,470
Soya bean 430 800 1,230 2,990 710 1,350 3,790 6,170
Black gram 7,500 6,600 370 480 9,080 9,240 730 750
Dhall - -  - - - - -
Gingelly 2,410 1,480 8,470 7,050 2,600 1,700 15,790 15,250
Ground nuts 6,880 10,200 2,130 2,870 7,330 11,260 2,150 3,050
Manioc 14,710 178,710 9,160 99,140 14,050 178,630 9,390 104,130
Sweet Potatoes 3,510 26,990 2,490 20,280 3,270 25,780 2,600 20,680
Potatoes 1,900 27,450 2,250 34,250 1,890 26,110 1,950 25,820
Red onion 2,180 21,040 2,320 25,190 2,520 31,730 2,700 30,080
Big onion 180 1,350 4,900 80,360 240 1,970 3,920 56,960
Chillies (Green) 9,480 33,250 4,080 13,170 8,860 31,840 4,400 17,160
Mustard 320 280 40 20 350 400 30 20
Ginger 1,890 10,780 2,070 12,050 - -
Turmeric (raw) 1,000 7,750 1,000 8,300 - -
Note: Maha and Yala are the two growing seasons
Crop
2010/11 Maha
2011 Yala
2011/12 Maha
2012 Yala
Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production
Kurakkan (Millete) 4,200 4,270 1,050 1,140 4,300 5,010 900 980
Maize 41,910 104,490 8,640 33,310 50,880 166,000 8,650 36,320
Sorghum 40 60 30 40 40 60 20 30
Meneri 10 10 20 10 10 10 30 20
Green gram 5,470 5,790 3,870 5,050 6,660 7,740 3,090 4,220
Cowpea 6,190 6,640 3,080 3,810 7,330 9,480 3,710 5,330
Soya bean 220 310 2,230 3,530 170 240 1,350 1,430
Black gram 7,610 4,680 1,060 1,110 9,860 9,180 980 1,010
Dhall - - - - - - - -
Gingelly 1,820 1,300 12,540 10,000 2,650 2,180 12,910 10,250
Ground nuts 6,310 9,600 2,980 7,300 8,400 14,230 3,210 7,720
Manioc 14,030 175,810 10,170 116,930 14,250 175,660 9,600 115,690
Sweet Potatoes 2,920 23,750 2,870 23,520 3,150 25,480 2,390 18,130
Potatoes 1,780 22,280 2,700 37,080 2,300 32,230 2,350 39,960
Red onion 2,750 33,940 3,390 38,400 3,210 46,390 2,920 27,580
Big onion 210 1,690 3,240 44,000 190 1,830 5,200 81,730
Chillies (Green) 8,230 25,780 5,080 18,620 9,990 44,190 4,740 17,350
Mustard 220 160 30 20 200 140 20 10
Ginger 2,400 13,660 - - 2,660 14,910 - -
Turmeric (raw) 1,230 9,310 - - 1,170 8,710 - -
Note: Maha and Yala are the two growing seasons
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Crop 2012/13 Maha 2013 Yala 2013/14 Maha 2014 Yala 2014/15 Maha 2015 Yala 2015/16 Maha
Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production Extent Production
Kurakkan (Millete) 4,790 5,780 1,100 1230 6,310 7,630 1,060 1,220 5,920 7,410 1,030 1,510 5,122 7,059
Maize 55,890 173,320 11,830 35,720 57,530 210,890 9,680 29,840 60,950 230,870 57,094 207,075 57,094 207,075
Sorghum 60 80 40 60 70 90 20 30 60 80 10 20 51 96
Meneri 10 10 40 30 10 10 20 20 20 20 30 20 14 12
Green gram 6,690 7,670 4,460 6,580 6,480 7,420 5,000 7,200 6,120 7,620 5,230 7,440 6,035 7,975
Cowpea 7,250 9,480 3,570 4,710 7,790 10,290 3,680 4,920 6,030 7,240 3,170 5,040 5,285 8,811
Soya bean 1,040 17,780 6,890 11,670 1,190 2,050 5,050 8,760 320 620 6,070 10,640 207 432
Black gram 10,180 8,160 960 1,020 10,260 8,710 970 940 10,660 10,610 1,650 1,290 9,267 8,999
Dhall - - - -     - - - - - - - -
Gingelly 2,680 1,810 14,460 12,430 2,650 1,870 11,250 12,430 4,720 3,190 13,120 10,090 3,037 2,486
Ground nuts 10,390 15,100 4,810 12,390 10,440 16,310 3,480 8,870 10,910 12,510 6,810 15,990 15,482 16,564
Manioc 14,090 186,640 9,840 116,140 14,360 191,810 9,800 118,440 13,380 181,740 10,460 142,360 13,044 184,256
Sweet Potatoes 3,050 27,040 2,690 26,340 3,140 28,020 2,360 22,950 2,670 31,950 2,210 20,040 2,413 22,388
Potatoes 2,490 38,670 2,650 40,080 2,740 42,420 3,170 40,330 2,930 54,310 2,560 43,080 2,857 48,542
Red onion 2,390 31,090 2,200 24,500 2,720 40,100 2,070 23,110 2,730 35,210 2,140 25,990 2,583 35,483
Big onion 260 2,440 3,960 67,200 340 4,690 6,490 96,450 610 4,590 5,010 84,740 689 7,552
Chillies (Green) 9,290 49,680 5,140 21,500 9,480 51,650 5,100 19,480 8,360 42,830 4,670 20,040 8,218 50,717
Mustard 230 160 20 20 360 230 30 30 290 230 20 20 133 200
Ginger 2,280 14,080 - - 2,150 15,480 - - 2,480 17,270 - - 2,488 23,184
Turmeric (raw) 1270 11,280 - - 1,270 11,350 - - 1,1330 14,400 - - 1,987 25,204
Note: Maha and Yala are the two growing seasons
 
Agriculture and Environmental Statistics Division
Department of Census and Statistics, Colombo, Sri Lanka.