TABLE 8.6
                 Annual Growth in Foodgrains
                          Production
                                          (Per cent)
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Year	                Rice	Wheat  Pulses  Food-
				               grains
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Compound growth Rate*

1967-68 to 1995-96	2.90	4.72	0.93	2.67
1980-81 to 1995-96	3.35	3.62	1.21	2.86
1990-91 to 1996-97	1.52	3.62	1.07	1.70
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* Based on the index numbers, base triennium ending
  1981-82=100
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