Major Producers of Agricultural Crops in India 2020


Leading Crop Producing States In India

Below is the Classification of agricultural crops that are available in India and the list of leading crop-producing states in the year 2020.

CROPS CLASSIFICATIONS

Food Crops

  • Bajra (Millet) – Rajasthan
  • Barley Uttar Pradesh
  • Jowar – Maharashtra
  • Gram – Madhya Pradesh
  • Maize – Karnataka
  • Pulses – Madhya Pradesh
  • Ragi Karnataka
  • Rice – West Bengal
  • Wheat – Uttar Pradesh

Cash Crops

Field Crops

  • Cashew – Kerala
  • Jute – West Bengal
  • Oil Palm – Andhra Pradesh
  • Oil Seeds
    • Castor seed – Gujarat
    • Groundnut – Gujarat
    • Linseed – Madhya Pradesh
    • Mustard – Rajasthan
    • Sunflower – Karnataka
    • Soybean – Madhya Pradesh
    • Poppy – Uttar Pradesh
    • Safflower – Maharashtra
    • Sesame – Uttar Pradesh
    • Silk – Karnataka
    • Sugarcane – Uttar Pradesh
    • Sunn Hemp – Uttar Pradesh
    • Tapioca – Kerala
    • Tobacco – Karnataka
    • Walnut – Gujarat

Plantation Crops

  • Bamboo – Assam
  • Cocoa – Andhra Pradesh
  • Coconut – Kerala
  • Coffee – Karnataka
  • Cotton – Gujarat
  • Rubber – Kerala
  • Tea – Assam

Spices

  • Arecanut – Karnataka
  • Black Pepper – Karnataka
  • Cardamom – Karnataka
  • Cassia – Kerala
  • Cinnamon – Kerala
  • Chili – Maharashtra
  • Clove – Tamil Nadu
  • Dry Ginger – Kerala
  • Fenugreek – Rajasthan
  • Nutmeg – Kerala
  • Saffron – Jammu & Kashmir
  • Turmeric – Andhra Pradesh

Horticulture Crops (Fruits & Vegetables)

Top 5 Vegetables Producing States in India

Vegetables

  • Brinjal – West Bengal
  • Cabbage – West Bengal
  • Celery – Uttar Pradesh
  • Coriander – Rajasthan
  • Garlic – Rajasthan
  • Ginger Assam
  • Onion – Maharashtra
  • Potato – Uttar Pradesh
  • Tomato – Andhra Pradesh

Fruits

  • Apple – Jammu & Kashmir
  • Banana – Tamil Nadu
  • Guava – Madhya Pradesh
  • Grapes – Maharashtra
  • Lemon – Gujarat
  • Litchi – Bihar
  • JackFruit – Tripura
  • Orange – Punjab
  • Mango – Uttar Pradesh
  • Mosambi – Maharashtra
  • Papaya – Andhra Pradesh
  • Pineapple – Karnataka
  • Pomegranate – Maharashtra
  • Sapota or Chikoo – Andhra Pradesh

Miscellaneous

  • Egg – Tamil Nadu
  • Fish – West Bengal
  • Honey – West Bengal
  • Milk – Uttar Pradesh

SideNotes:

  • Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare:
    • Founded – 1947
    • Headquarters – New Delhi
    • Union Minister – Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Largest Food Crops producing state in India is – Uttar Pradesh.
  • Largest Spices producing state in India is – Andhra Pradesh.
  • Largest Vegetables producing state in India is – Uttar Pradesh.
  • Largest Fruits producing state in India is – Andhra Pradesh.

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