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Government Of Assam Sonitpur

Agriculture Department - Horticulture Enterprise

The Agro-Climatic condition of the district are very much conducive for raising all types of horticultural crops ,like, fruits, vegetables, spices and potato.  Almost all major Rabi & Kharif vegetables are grown extensively and the district produces surplus vegetables. Major fruits that are grown successfully are citrus, pineapple, banana, and litchi. Potato is the main tuber crop grown in the district. Ginger, Turmeric and Black Pepper are the major spice crop of the district.

Area, Production & Yield of Major Horticultural Crops                                                                    

Sl. No.

Name of Crop

2017-18

Area (Ha)

Production (MT)

Productivity(Kg/Ha )

1

2

3

4

5

1

Orange

300

4124

11785

2

Banana

4412

79350

17985

3

Pine apple

799

14104

17652

4

Coconut

1630

11809

7245

5

Chillies

1189

696

585

6

Turmeric

1098

37332

34000

7

Ginger

1196

20332

17000

8

Onion

1000

4765

4765

9

Black pepper

262

865

3300

10

Areca nut

5245

30982

5907

11

Papaya

501

14494

28930

12

Water melon

550

825

15000

12

Litchi

768

10967

14280