Bangladesh Other Food Crops

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Bangladesh - Other Food Crops

Other food crops

Food grains are cultivated primarily for subsistence. Only a small percentage of total production makes its way into commercial channels. Other Bangladeshi food crops, however, are grown chiefly for the domestic market. They include potatoes and sweet potatoes, with a combined record production of 1.9 million tons in FY 1984; oilseeds, with an annual average production of 250,000 tons; and fruits such as bananas, jackfruit, mangoes, and pineapples. Estimates of sugarcane production put annual production at more than 7 million tons per year, most of it processed into a coarse, unrefined sugar known as gur, and sold domestically.

You can read more regarding this subject on the following websites:

Crops of Bangladesh
Agriculture in Bangladesh - Wikipedia
Bangladesh: Growing the Economy through Advances in
2. Legumes in Bangladesh - OAR@ICRISAT
Bangladesh - Global yield gap atlas

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