Tur Economy of India: Analysis of Acreage, Production, Productivity, and Marketed Surplus

  • Vijay Paul Sharma
  • Harsh Wardhan


Tur is grown on an area of about 5.5 million ha with an output of nearly 4.3 million tonnes globally. The cultivation is primarily confined to developing countries, mostly in Asia and Africa. Asia accounted for about 85% of the world acreage and 83% of the total world tur production, while Africa’s share in world acreage and production was about 13 and 15%, respectively during TE2012 (FAO, 2014).


Farm Size Sample Household Compound Annual Growth Rate Marginal Farmer Negative Growth Rate 
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© Centre for Management in Agriculture (CMA), Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Management in Agriculture (CMA)Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)AhmedabadIndia

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