Arunachal Agriculture at a Glance




Introduction

Geographical area
83,743 Sq.Km.
Population (2011)
13,83,727 (2011)
Districts
22
Blocks
109
Village
3,863
Major Crops
Rice, Maize, Millet, Potato, Ginger, Mustard, Off season vegetables, Large cardamom.
Cropping Intensity
136%
Consumption of Fertilizer
FY 2017-18: 3.00 Kg ha-1 *(NA > 145 kg)
Consumption of Agro Chemicals
0.08 Kg ha-1 *(NA 0.35 kg)
Gross Cropped Area
3,16,417 ha (2017-18)
Net Cropped Area
2,32,900 ha (2017-18)
Cropping Intensity ( Field crops)
136 % (NA: 146%)
% Area under Irrigation
25%
% Area under chemical fertilizers
19%
%Area under agrochemical use
17%
Area under Organic practice
81%**
Soil Testing Lab (static)
5 (Naharlagun, Pasighat, Kherem, Bomdila, Changlang)
Mobile Soil Testing Lab
3
State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI)
1 (Pasighat)
Bio Control Lab
1 (Naharlagun)
State Seed Testing Lab
1 (State Seed Testing Laboratory, Directorate of Agriculture, D- Sector, Naharlagun- 791110)
State Pesticide Testing Lab
1 (Naharlagun)
Enriched compost centre
2 (400 MT capacity)
Vermicompost centre
2(100 MT capacity)
Govt. Seed Farms
7 (Sonajuli, Tawang, Yazali, Jomlo, Bolung, Tezu & Kherem)

District Specific Potential Field Crops

Tawang
Maize, Potato, Wheat, Soyabean
West Kameng
Potato, Maize, Wheat, Off-season Vegetables, Soyabean, Rajma
East Kameng
Rice, Maize, Millet, Vegetables
Papum Pare
Rice, Maize, Millet, Mustard, Vegetables, ginger
Lower Subansiri
Rice, Maize, Millet, Off-season Vegetables,Ginger,Large Cardamom
Kurung Kume
Rice, Maize, Millet, Soyabean
Upper Subansiri
Rice, Maize, Millet, Ginger
Upper Siang
Rice, Maize, Millet, Ginger, Large Cardamom, Turmeric
West Siang
Rice, Maize, Millet, Ginger, Large Cardamom, Turmeric
East Siang
Rice, Maize, Millet, Ginger, Chilly, Large Cardamom, Turmeric Vegetables, Potato, Mustard.
Dibang valley
Maize, Potato, vegetables
Lower Dibang valley
Rice, Maize, Millet, Ginger, Large Cardamom, Turmeric, Mustard
Lohit
Rice, Maize, Ginger, Mustard
Anjaw
Large Cardamom. Maize
Changlang
Rice, Maize, Millet, Ginger, Large Cardamom, Turmeric, Mustard
Tirap
Rice, Tapioca, Mustard, Large Cardamom betel leaf
Longding
Tapioca, Maize, Large Cardamom, betel leaf
Siang
Rice, Maize, Millet, Ginger, Chilly, Large Cardamom, Turmeric ,Vegetables, Potato
Kra Dadi
Rice, Maize, Millet, Soyabean