Top 5 Wheat Production States in India
Posted - Jun 01, 2023
A wide variety of more than 400 wheat crops are available in India. However, every variety of wheat is cultivated according to the suitable climatic conditions of the region.
The wheat production stats for the financial year 2021 presents the production of over 35 million metric tons of wheat in Uttar Pradesh, making it a popular wheat-producing state.
The wheat production of Madhya Pradesh is estimated to be around 6.2 million to 6.5 million hectares, and Sehore, Harda and Bhopal are popular regions for its cultivation.
According to the crop year 2020 - 2021, 139.92 lakh metric tons of wheat was produced in India. This yield contributed to 17% of the overall wheat production of India.
Haryana is another popular wheat production state in India. Also, this state has a major contribution to the overall wheat production of the country with a high profit.
In the year 2021, Rajasthan cultivated wheat with an average yield of 3,676 kg per hectare. Moreover, Hanumangarh and Ganganagar are popular for its production.