Pigeon Pea in Maharashtra




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Some Important Facts About Pigeon Pea

Area, Production and Productivity of Pigeon Pea in Indian States
S. No. Particulars Area
(lakh ha)
% Share Production (lakh t) % Share Productivity (kg ha-1)
1 Andhra Pradesh 4.63 12.75 3.02 10.94 652.27
2 Gujrat 2.65 7.3 2.94 10.65 1109.43
3 Karnataka 6.81 18.76 4.85 17.57 712.19
4 Madhya Pradesh 3.5 9.64 2.17 7.86 620
5 Maharashtra 11.75 32.37 10.83 39.24 921.7
6 Uttar Pradesh 3.68 10.14 3.27 11.85 888.59
  Sub-total 33.02 90.96 27.08 98.12 820.11
  Total 36.3   27.6   760.33

 

 

Details of State-wise Front Line Demonstrations of Pigeon Pea
State No. of Demonstrations
(0.40 ha)
Existing Yield
(kg acre-1)
Expected Yield
(kg acre-1)
Production @ existing Yield
(t)
Maharashtra 460 369 600 150.18
Karnataka 290 285 600 67.26
Andhra Pradesh 211 261 600 41.76
Uttar Pradesh 180 355 600 45.44
Madhya Pradesh 175 248 600 30
Gujarat 150 443 600 39.87
 All India 1466     374.51

 

 

Top 10 Pigeon Pea Producing Countries in the World
Rank Country Pigeonpea Production(Tons)
1 India 3290000
2 Burma 575100
3 Malawi 301010
4 Kenya 274523
5 Tanzania 249250
6 Haiti 90480
7 Dominican Republic 24615
8 Nepal 16415
9 Uganda 13400
10 Burundi 7486