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Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
31-May-2019 16:19 IST
Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare Releases the Second Advanced Estimate (2018-19) of Area and Production of various Horticulture Crops

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has released the Second Advanced Estimate (2018-19) of Area and Production of various Horticulture Crops, as compiled from information received from different State/UTs and source agencies.

 Highlights          

  • The Total Horticulture Production of the country is estimated to be 314.87 Million Tonnes which is 1.01% higher than Horticulture Production in 2017-18.

Total Horticulture

2017-18

2018-19

(Second Advanced Estimate)

Area

(Million Ha)

25.43

25.61

Production

(Million Tonnes)

300.64

314.87

 

  • Fruits Production is estimated to be around 97.38 Million Tonnes, compared to 97.36 Million Tonnes in last year.

  • Vegetables Production is estimated to be around 187.36 Million Tonnes, which is 1.61% higher than Production in 2017-18.

  • Onion Production is estimated to be around 23.28 Million Tonnes, which is slightly higher than production in 2017-18.

  • Potato Production is estimated to be around 52.96 Million Tonnes, which is 3.2% higher than Production in 2017-18.

  • Tomato Production is estimated to be around 19.66 Million Tonnes, which is 0.5%, lower than Production in 2017-18.

  • Spices Production is estimated to be around 8.61 Million Tonnes, which is 6.01% higher than Production in 2017-18.

 

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