Horticulture production estimated to be 315 mn tonnes in 2018-19

Horticulture production estimated to be 315 mn tonnes in 2018-19
Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has released the Second Advanced Estimate (2018-19) of area and production of various horticulture crops

The total horticulture production in India is estimated to be 314.87 million tonnes which is 1.01 percent higher than horticulture production in 2017-18, the Second Advanced Estimate for the year 2018-19, released by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has said today.
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 states and union territories and source agencies.

Total Horticulture Production 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 percent 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 percent higher than production in 2017-18. Tomato production is estimated to be around 19.66 million tonnes, which is 0.5 percent, lower than production in 2017-18.
Spices production is estimated to be around 8.61 million tonnes, which is 6.01 percent higher than production in 2017-18.

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