Tiruppur district though an industrial district plays important role in Agriculture also. The food production required to be enhanced to provide food and nutritional security do the growing district population. The Tiruppur more than 80% of the farmers belongs to small and marginal category and they play a key role in overall development in Agriculture. The total area of cultivation is around 2,28,556 hectare, mainly food and commercial crops. The chief food crops are paddy, millets and pulses. The non food or commercial crops in the district are cotton, oil seeds and coconut.
AREA COVERAGE PROGRAMME
Total cultivation area in Tiruppur District is arrived approximately as 2,00,360 Hectors. Depending upon the rainfall and assured irrigation the total cultivable area may cover 100 to 150% total area. Based on that it is decided to cover the total area coverage under different crop as measured under.
Apart from this Perennial Crop such as Coconut occupies 33786 Hector as a Perennial Area. Altogether total cultivable area fetches to 2,28,556 Hector. The Details are followed.
AREA COVER UNDER DIFFERENT CROPS