What are the important Agricultural Commodities of India?

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I want to know about various agricultural commodities of India with details such as their types, major production areas and growth promotional activities etc. Please help me thanks.

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  1. Guest27877192

    Agricultural commodity futures are market-based instruments for managing risks and they help in orderly establishment of efficient agricultural markets. In India, the effect of the oil price rises is passed on to the economy, inflation will rise further, as will food prices due to higher transportation costs. 

    Agricultural Products:

    Plantation Products: Rubber Spices: Pepper,Turmeric,Jeera, Chilli, Coriander Pulses: Chana, Yellow peas

    Fibres: Indian 28.5 mm cotton,V-797 kapas

    Cereals : Wheat, Barley, Maize (Yellow/Red), Maize – Feed /Industrial Grade

    Oil and Oil seeds: Castor seeds, Cotton seed oilcake, Soy bean, Refined soy oil, Soybean meal (Export), Mustard Seed, Kachhi Ghani Mustard Oil, Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palmolein

    Others : Guar Seeds,Guar Gum,Gur,Potato,Sugar M and S,Almond,Mentha Oil


  2. kate

     Although agriculture sector of India contributes only 5% in the India’s GDP, but it is one of important sector for the country’s economic, social, and political progress. Agriculture industry gives livelihoods to 60 percent of the rural people of India, the majority of who are poor, and remains vital for the country’s food security. The Green Revolution enabled India to gain self-sufficiency in food grains, but slow agricultural growth and the consequent widening of the gap between rural and urban incomes has become a major issue in this regard. The Government of India is therefore giving high priority on reducing poverty by increasing agricultural productivity. Several projects by World Bank helped the country to formulate a solid foundation for a highly productive, internationally competitive, and diversified agricultural sector. Commodities related to the Indian agriculture and foods Industry are given below:

    • Animal & Animal Products: Buffalo Meat, Eggs, Livestock
    • Animal Feed
    • Bakery and Confectionery
    • Beverages: Alcoholic Beverages, Coffee, Soft Drinks, Tea, Wine.
    • Cereals: Barley, Maize, Pulses, Rice, Wheat
    • Dry Fruits: Almonds, Cashew, Coconut, Peanuts, Walnut dye and Colours
    • Plant Products: Flowers, Mango, Sugarcane, Tobacco
    • Fruits and Vegetables: Seeds, Cocoa, Vegetable Seeds
    • Processed Foods: Ice-cream, Pickles
    • Spices: Asafoetida, Basil, Bay leaves, Bishop's Weed, Cloves, Cardamom (small), Cardamom (large), Cassia, Celery, Chilly, Coriander, Cumin, Curry Leaf, Dill, Fennel, Fenugreek, Garlic, Ginger, Galanga, Hyssop, Juniper berry, Kokam, Mace, Mint, Mustard, Nutmeg, Pepper Long, Pomegranate, Pepper, Poppy, Sweet Flag, Saffron, Tamarind, Turmeric, Yellow Mustard.

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