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Areas of Cultivation
The major sweet orange growing states in India are Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
India Fact and Figures :
Among the 3 Citrus species (Mandarin, Sweet oranges and Acid lime), 60 percent area is under mandarins, 25 percent is under sweet oranges and the remaining 15 percent is under acid limes and other citrus fruits like lemons. Pummelos, Grape fruits etc.
Statewise Area, Production and Productivity of Sweet Oranges in India (2008-09)
State Area
('000'HA.)
Production
('000'MT.)
Productivity (MT/HA)
Maharashtra 126.00 644.00 5.1
Madhyapradesh 31.47 503.58 16.0
Rajasthan 8.29 157.46 19.0
Assam 8.50 93.39 11.0
Meghalaya 10.06 43.10 4.3
Karnataka 1.84 36.55 19.8
Westbengal 3.74 36.45 9.7
Manipur 4.14 31.97 7.7
Others 51.45 87.45 1.7
Total 245.49 1633.95 6.7
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