Area, production and productivity of cotton in india during last seven decades
Year Area in lakh hectares Production in lakh bales of 170 kgs Yield kgs per hectare
1950-51 58.82 34.30 99.00
1960-61 76.10 60.12 134.00
1970-71 76.05 56.64 127.00
1980-81 78.23 78.00 169.00
1990-91 74.39 117.00 267.00
2000-01 85.76 140.00 278.00
2001-02 87.30 158.00 308.00
2002-03 76.67 136.00 302.00
2003-04 76.30 179.00 399.00
2004-05 87.86 243.00 470.00
2005-06 86.77 241.00 472.00
2006-07 91.44 280.00 521.00
2007-08 94.14 307.00 554.00
2008-09 94.06 290.00 524.00
2009-10 103.10 305.00 503.00
2010-11 111.42 339.00 517.00
2011-12 121.78 353.00 493.00
2012-13 119.78 365.00 518.00
2013-14 115.53 375.00 552.00
Source: Cotton Advisory Board

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