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Photographer's Note

In food production and agro processing sector West Bengal is one of the three front running states in India. Agriculture contributes 30% in the SDP and employs 57% of the workforce. Fruits, vegetables and cereals grow in abundance in West Bengal. The state accounts for 30% of potatoes, 27% of pineapples, 12% of bananas and 16% of Indias rice production which is the highest in India. Additionally fruits like mangoes, papays, guava and jackfruit and vegetables like tomatoes, cauliflowers, cabbage, brinjal, pumpkin, are available in plenty.

HIGHLIGHTS
* Largest producer of rice, pineapple, vegetables and fruits in the country
*Second largest producer of potatoes and lychees.
*Ranks 1st in total meat production (including poultry) in the country.
*Accounts for 10% of the countrys edible oil production.

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  • Copyright: Somak Gupta (somak_g) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 59 W: 4 N: 48] (497)
  • Genre: 人物
  • Medium: 彩色
  • Date Taken: 2007-09-05
  • Categories: 自然
  • Exposure:f/5.5, 1/400 seconds
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  • Photo Version:Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-09-12 2:16
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