Agriculture


Agricultural activities of Pali  district are mostly dependent on monsoon. Although district has a lot of irrigation dams, ponds etc. but Still more then 50% of farmers are dependent on monsoon. Most of the farmers obtain two crops i.e. Kharif and Rabi. Rabi crops are usually sown in November whereas Kharif crops are sown with the begining of the first rains in July. Kharif crops includes Bajara, Jowar, Moong, Rice, Groundnut, Red Chillies etc.  Some of the major crops and their production is shown in table:

Major Crops And Their Production

TYPE
CROPS
AREA (Hect.)
PRODUCTION (In M.T.)
Cereals Wheat 
24346
33424
Bajra 
79031
119
Jowar 
128946
4895
Makka 
20393
2566
Barley 
1766
2442
Pulses Gram (Chana)
107
88
Tur
93
 
Moong
104108
1522
Udad 
123
1
Other
3384
110
     
Oil Seeds  Taramira
138
82
Til
146665
6636
Rai/Masturd 
10234
10241
Arandi
21
18
Groundnut
1587
1
Other
Cotton
4239
2806
Potato
 
 
Chillies
338
206
Henna(Mehandi)
39235
2920

Land Use Pattern : Classification of land use is given below :

Sr. No.
Description
Area (In Hect.)
1.
Forest
86536
2.
Land put to non agriculture use
58485
3.
Barrani and uncultivated land
139370
4.
Other uncultivated land (excluding fallow land)
----
5.
Cultivated waste
-----
6.
Fallow Land
213143
7.
Total area sown
629881
8.
Double crop area
29228
9.
Actual Sown area
600653