Crops Subsector (CR)

1.0      MAJOR CROPS PRODUCED/AREAS

1.1      Cropped Area Of Major Crops (2008 – 2010)

* Figures in hectares

METRO/MUN/DISTRICTS MAIZE RICE CASSAVA COCOYAM PLANTAIN YAM
2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010
Upper Denkyira 9,570 9,760 9825 726 740 760 10,780 11,000 8,750 5,607 5,660 5,640 5,800 5,860 5,840 429 440 465
Twifo-Herman/L. Denkyira 6,281 6,410 6,570 556 570 585 9,720 9,910 9,870 2,035 2,060 1,985 1,821 1,840 2,980 372 380 395
Assin South 3,924 4,000 40,475 550 590 610 4,061 4,140 4,660 1,320 1,280 1,300 1,360 1,400 1,260 77 80 85
Assin North 9,460 9,650 9,835 1,887 2,040 2,115 10,230 10,440 9,580 2,211 2,150 2,210 1,716 1,760 1,655 201 200 210
Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese 3,975 3,980 4,015 129 130 135 5,011 5,060 4,950 825 810 755 1,111 1,120 1,105 103 110 115
Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa 4,799 4,890 5,010 43 40 45 4,474 4,610 4,600 17 20 17 348 360 420 20
Mfantsiman 13,169 13,300 6,945 11,004 11,220 9,840 0 302 310 300
Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem 12,840 12,970 13,310 14,931 15,230 15,140 443 450 490
Ajumako-Esiam-Enyan 6,371 6,370 5,560 7,150 7,290 6,350 1,320 1,330 1,090 479 490 510 866 880 810
Awutu-Efutu-Senya 20,253 20,860 18,000 30,782 31,710 30,710 80 234 240 200
Gomoa 7,699 7,930 6,110 45 50 40 3,824 3,900 3,450 57 60 55 23 20 12
Cape Coast 8,038 8,120 8,115 7,488 7,560 7,200 544 530 415 137 140 130
Agona 6,118 6,300 5,700 6,422 6,610 5,210 3,053 2,990 2,450 2,917 3,000 2,700 597 620 505
TOTAL 112,498 114,540 103,070 3,935 4,160 4,290 125,878 128,680 120,310 16,931 16,830 15,862 16,491 16,790 17,525 2,902 2,970 2,817

1.2      AVERAGE YIELD OF MAJOR CROPS

FIGURES IN METRIC TONNES PER HECTARE

METRO/MUN/DISTRICTS MAIZE RICE CASSAVA COCOYAM PLANTAIN YAM
2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010
Upper Denkyira 2.4 2.4 2.45 1.2 1.2 1.2 20.54 20.54 20.5 7.22 7.22 6.7 9.11 9.11 9 5.8 5.8 5.8
Twifo-Herman/L. Denkyira 2.8 2.8 2.85 1.2 1.19 1.2 32 32 32 0.2 0.2 4.8 12.1 9.11 9.05 4.5 4.5 4.5
Assin South 1.93 2.4 2.42 1.2 1.2 1.2 12.69 12.69 13 4.4 1.4 4.4 8.7 9.11 9.3 5.45 5.38 5.4
Assin North 1.49 1.41 1.42 1.2 1.2 1.2 13.06 13.06 13 4.62 4.62 4.6 6.09 6.11 6 5.51 5.5 5.5
Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese 1.84 1.84 1.82 1.37 1.38 1.4 9.07 9.07 9 4.52 4.52 4.55 5.36 5.36 5 5.36 5.27 5.15
Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa 2 2 2 1.2 1.25 1.25 13.35 13.35 13.85 4.3 4.5 4.5 8.5 8.47 8.5 4.5
Mfantsiman 2.4 2.4 2.15 9.44 9.44 9.4 4.12 4.13 3.9
Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem 1.5 1.5 1.55 13.8 13.8 14 5.8 5.8 5.8
Ajumako-Esiam-Enyan 2 2.4 2.05 19.32 19.32 19.65 5 7.22 7.35 10.81 10.82 11 4.4 4.39 4.4
Awutu-Efutu-Senya 1.81 1.75 1.65 13.13 13.13 13.5 13.6 5.57 5.54 5.64
Gomoa 2.5 2.48 2 2.9 2.8 2.8 14.77 14.77 15 7.2 7.33 7.3 5.5 5.8 5
Cape Coast 1.24 1.24 1.2 16.47 16.47 16.5 4.25 4.25 4.25 7.4 7.5 7.5
Agona 2.73 2.65 2.25 21.44 21.44 21.5 7.25 7.25 7.25 14.18 14.18 12 9.07 9.06 8.5
TOTAL 2.00 1.98 1.9 1.47 1.22 1.22 15.68 15.83 15.92 4.64 5.42 5.94 8.28 9.55 8.77 5.68 5.82 5.58

1.3      Production Of Major Crops

Figures in metric tonnes

METRO/MUN/DISTRICTS MAIZE RICE CASSAVA COCOYAM PLANTAIN YAM
2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010
Upper Denkyira 22,968 23,420 24,071 871 890 912 221,421 225,950 179,375 40,503 40,890 37,788 52,858 53,390 52,560 2,488 2,550 2,697
Twifo-Herman/L. Denkyira 17,587 17,950 18,725 667 680 702 311,027 1,710 315,840 407 420 9,528 22,028 21,712 26,969 1,673 1,710 1,778
Assin South 7,573 7,320 9,862 660 710 732 51,537 430 60,580 5,808 5,630 5,720 11,832 12,180 11,718 420 430 459
Assin North 14,105 13,610 13,966 2,264 2,440 2,538 133,624 1,100 124,540 10,215 9,630 10,166 10,215 10,760 9,930 1,110 1,100 1,155
Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese 7,303 7,310 7,307 176 180 189 45,462 580 44,550 3,725 3,660 3,435 5,949 6,000 5,525 554 580 592
Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa 9,575 9,760 10,020 51 50 56 59,724 63,710 71 90 77 2,955 3,050 3,570
Mfantsiman 31,605 31,920 14,932 103,881 92,496 1,246 1,280 1,170
Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem 19,260 19,450 20,631 206,053 211,960 2,571 2,610 2,842
Ajumako-Esiam-Enyan 12,742 15,285 11,398 138,138 3,860 124,778 6,600 6,650 8,012 5,173 5,300 5,610 3,809 3,860 3,564
Awutu-Efutu-Senya 36,577 36,500 29,700 404,019 1,330 414,585 1,304 1,330 1,128
Gomoa 19,248 19,670 12,220 131 140 112 56,480 116 51,750 410 440 402 124 116 60
Cape Coast 9,967 10,070 9,738 123,327 118,800 2,312 2,250 1,764 1,014 1,050 975
Agona 16,703 16,700 12,825 137,690 5,620 112,015 22,131 21,680 17,763 41,351 42,530 32,400 5,419 5,620 4,293
TOTAL 225,214 226,420 195,394 4,819 5,090 5,241 1,992,384 17,296 1,914,979 91,771 91,200 94,252 157,838 160,302 153,671 16,900 17,296 15,725

2.0      PLANT PROTECTION AND REGULATORY SERVICE DIRECTORATE (PPRSD)

The aim of the plan Protection and Regulatory services Directorate is to achieve an efficient system that ensures that crop losses caused by biological, environmental and ecological factors are contained in a pragmatic, sustainable and environmentally friendly manner.

The activities of the directorate in the region are:

–  Crop Pests and Diseases Management

– Seed Inspection and certification

– Pesticides and Fertilizer Management

– Phytosanitary Educational, Inspection and Certification

NO. ACTIVITY TARGET FOR 2009 ACHIEVEMENT IN 2009 TARGET FOR 2010 ACHIEVEMENT IN 2010
1. Phytosanitary Certification GH¢ 800.00 GH¢ 785.00 GH¢ 1,200.00 GH¢ 1,137.00
2. Training of Pesticides and Fertilizers Dealers 6 6 6 5
3. Radio Programmes on PPRSD Activities 12 20 15 25
4. Monitoring of Pesticides and fertilizer and Dealers 14 13 14 20
5. Licensing of pesticides, fertilizer and seed Dealer s 90 98 143 160
6. For a on Medical Plant Material 2 4

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