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Major Crops of Sirsa District:

Crops are shown on 5.90 lakh hectares of Sirsa-district. The major crops of the district are cotton, paddy, grams and mustard.

Major Crops of Ambala District:

The total cultivable land area of this district is 2,29, 000 hectares. Nearby 52.8 per cent of the cultivable land is irrigated, the rest of the land is sandy. Wheat, paddy, maize and sugarcane are the chief crops of this district. Currently, crops are being shown on 1.96 lakh hectares of land area. Foodgrain production has gone up to 4.62 lakh tonnes as a result. The average production per hectare (in this district) is 23.57 quintals.

Major Crops of Bhiwani District:

This district is adjacent to the Rajasthan border. Hence, its soil is predominantly sandy. There are many low and high sand dunes in the district. In 1975-76, water fountains were used to irrigate these dunes. So, it is now possible to sow crops in this area-too. The total cultivable land in the district is 4-12 lakh hectares; crops are shown on 3.47 lakh hectares of this land.

Dry land farming is done on 60 per cent of the land area of the district. Nearly 40 per cent of the land area is fed by canals and tubcwells.

Major Crops of Sonepat District:

The soil of this district is domut, sandy but fertile. Wheat and paddy are the major crops. Besides, sugarcane, millet, barley, pulses, oil- producing crops, sunflower and mushrooms are also grown here. Mango, Malta, lemon, sweet lemon and guava are also grown.

In the Khadar area (near the river Yamuna) is used for growing watermelons and musk melons. Some farmers have also grown grapes here. This district is leading the nation in terms of mushroom production.

Major Crops of Yamunanager District:

The total land area of this district is 1,72,626 hectares. Out of this, 1,26,946 hectares are used for cultivation purposes. Wheat, sugarcane, gram, maize and paddy are the major crops. Sunflower is also grown by many farmers. The production of fruits and vegetables is in large quantities. Popular fruits grown here are watermelon, muskmelon, mango, apricot etc.

Major Crops of Rohtak District:

Three-fourth of the area of this district is used for crop cultivation. Major crops include barley, millet, sugarcane, oat, wheat, cotton and gram.

Major Crops of Gurgaon District:

The major crops of this district are barley, millet, oat and gram. Oat is the chief Kharif Crop of this area. It is used as green fodder for animals.^ Vegetables are also grown here. The farmers of this district also sow mustard, toria and taramira, which are cash crops.

Major Crops of Kurukshetra District:

Wheat and paddy are the two major crops of the district. Sugarcane is a cash crop. A sugar mill in Shahabad Markanda accepts the sugarcane °"tputs of the areas in its vicinity.

Major Crops of Faridabad District:

More than 60 per cent of the population of this district is associated, overtly or covertly, with agriculture. Major crops are wheat, millet and mustard. The cultivable land of the district is 1, 63,000 hectares.

Major Crops of Karnal District:

More than 70 per cent of the population of this district is associated overtly, or covertly, with agriculture. The economy of the district has its roots in agriculture. The Basmati rice produced here is exported to many countries. That is why, it is also known as the "rice bowl". Sugarcane production has touched new marks in this district. New techniques and good-quality seeds have also contributed to a growth in the production of sunflower.

Major Crops of Hissar District:

Cotton, millet, maize, paddy, wheat, gram and mustard are the major crops of this district. Farmers are also taking interest in the production of sunflower and soyabean. Pulses and oil-producing crops are also being grown with the help of advanced agricultural techniques and latest seeds.

Major Crops of Kaithal District:

The total cultivable land of this district is 20,095 hectares. Wheat and Basmati rice are cultivated in abundance. The rice mills of the district export rice to the Gulf countries.

Major Crops of Jind District:

The total cultivable land of this district is 2,72,00 hectares. Paddy, millet, barley, pulses, cotton, sugarcane, oil-producing crops and wheat are the major crops of this district. Sunflower is also grown in this district.

Major Crops of Panipat District:

The area of the district is 1, 75,000 hectares. The cultivable land is 1, 63,000 hectares and the total sowed land is 1, 55,000 hectares. The chief Rabi Crop is wheat whereas the chief Kharif Crop is paddy. Sunflower is also being grown here.

Major Crops of Mahendragarh District:

This district is rain-dependent in terms of agricultural work. Only 50 percent of its land area is irrigated. However the Department of Agriculture of the State as well as the farmers of this district has worked very hard to enhance the agricultural output in the district. That is why; this district has already become a leader in the field of mustard production. It is also trying to emulate Karnal and Kurukshetra districts in terms of wheat production. The major Kharif Crop is barley. The major Rabi Crops are wheat, gram, and mustard. Cash crops, like cotton and sunflower, are also being grown here.

Major Crops of Rewari District:

Agriculture is major occupation of the people of this district. Due its proximity to Rajasthan, the soil of this area is sandy. The effects of poor rainfall, dust storms and high temperature affect the agriculture of this district in an adverse manner. However, irrigation facilities have increased in number in this district after the formation of the Haryana state. Wheat, paddy and sugarcane are its major crops.

Major Crops of Jhajjar, Fatehabad and Panchkula Gram, wheat and paddy are grown in most of the land areas of these districts.