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Some Important Facts About Pulses

Pulses Production & Consumption Overview in India

Year

Production (Million Tonnes) Import (Million Tonnes) Consumption (Million Tonnes) Import Dependency
2012-13 18.34 4 22.34 18.00%
2013-14 19.25 3.7 22.95 16.00%
2014-15 17.2 3.7 22.09 16.00%
2015-16 18.32 5 23.32 21.00%

 

 

Area Production and Productivity of Major Pulses In India
Particulars Area (Lakh/Hectare) Percent% Production (Lakh/Tonnes) Percent % Productivity (kg/Hectare)
Chickpea  73.7 38.71 58.9 48.28 799.19
Pegionpea  36.3 19.07 27.6 22.62 760.33
Mungbean 34.4 18.07 14 11.48 406.98
Uradbean 31 16.28 14 11.48 451.61
Lentil 15 7.88 9.5 7.79 633.33
Total 190.4 100 124 101.64 651.2

 

 

Top Ten Pulses Exporting Countries in the World
Sr. No. Country Qty (MT) Value (US$ Mill)
1 Canada 47,81,823.00 2698
2 Myanmar 13,09,526.00 1117
3 USA 9,90,920.00 847
4 China 4,27,220.00 647
5 Australia 8,00,335.00 643
6 India 2,91,584.00 348
7 World 4,24,812.00 283
8 Argentina 2,65,117.00 268
9 Ethiopia 2,72,197.00 222
10 Mexico 1,74,743.00 196

 

 


What are the major types of pulses that people eat in India?

Pulses, also known as lentils, are the edible seeds of the legume plant family. They come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes that distinguish them from each other. Based on these distinguishing features, these are the major types of pulses that people eat all over the world:


Name the top pulses producing states in India.

The Indian states that rank among the top five pulses producing states are:


Which is the largest pulses exporting country in the world?

Canada has been entitled as the world’s largest pulses exporting country in the world with more than 26% of the total world share. As per the 2015 survey, Canada exports approximately 51,35,021 metric tons of pulses annually which is valued to be around US$ 3,161 million.


Which is the largest pulses producing state in India?

The heart of India, Madhya Pradesh is the largest pulses producing state in India. The state accounts for approximately 23% of the total produce of pulses in India. Madhya Pradesh produces approximately 4.3 million tons of pulses every year. Followed by MP in the list of largest pulses producing state is Uttar Pradesh at 18%, Maharashtra at 14%, Rajasthan at 11% and then Andhra Pradesh with an overall share of 9%.


Which is the largest pulses producing country in the world?

India, with a share of 23.1% of the total pulses production in the world, tops the list of largest pulses producing countries in the world. India is followed by China at 12.08%, Myanmar at 7.57%, Canada at 6.7%, and Brazil at 4.03%. These five countries, together, account for almost half of the world’s total pulses produce.