Table 2 Sugarcane productivity and sugar recovery zones in India

From: Sugarcane Production and Development of Sugar Industry in India

Sugarcane productivity zones Sugar recovery zones
High (>70 t/ha) Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab High (>10%) Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka
Medium (50–70 t/ha) Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Orissa, West Bengal, Kerala, Jharkhand Medium (9–10%) Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Punjab, Haryana, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
Low (<50 t/ha) Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Assam, Chattisgarh Low (<9%) West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu