Crops of Una District, Himachal Pradesh


The economy of the Una district is agriculture based, most of the land have the irrigation resource while rest is depends fully on rain water. There is mixed Pahari and Punjabi culture & traditions while languages being spoken are Pahari, Hindi and Punjabi.

Crops in Una District - Himachal Pradesh


The Una District comes in existence after 1966 has unique identity by having both plain areas and hilly areas.

The Hindu, Muslims and Sikh religion is being followed by the peoples. There is mixed Pahari and Punjabi culture & traditions while languages being spoken are Pahari, Hindi and Punjabi. The economy of the district is agriculture based and following crops are cultivated:

Food Crops:
1. Rice
2. Maize
3. Wheat
4. Gram
5. Green Gram (Moong)
6. Black Gram or Urd(Mash)
7. Peas
8. Horse Gram (Kulth)
9. Masur
10. Sugarcane

Vegetables Crops:
1. Potatoes
2. Peas
3. Onion
4. Tomatoes
5. Cabbage & Cauli Flower
6. Turnip
7. Radish
8. Carrot
9. Brinjal

Condiments & Spices Crops:
1. Chillies
2. Ginger
3. Turmeric
4. Garlic

Non-Food Crops: - Fiber Hemp

Oil Seeds Crops:
1. Groundnut
2. Taramira
3. Sesame
4. Rape(Toriya) Seeds
5. Mustard

Fodder Crops:
1. Barseem & Lucrene
2. Chari
3. Bazra

Sources of Water & Irrigation:
Tube wells: 1131
Wells used for Irrigation: 185
Well used for Domestic Purposes: 1062
Kuhls in Use: 129
Lift Irrigation Schemes: 29
Geographical Area: 1549 Sq.Kms

Reference: http://hpuna.nic.in


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