Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

2nd Advance Estimates of 2019-20 of Horticulture Crops

Posted On: 02 JUN 2020 6:22PM by PIB Delhi

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has released the 2nd Advance Estimates of 2019-20 of Area and Production of various Horticulture Crops. These are based on the information received from States and other source agencies.

Total Horticulture

2018-19

(Final)

2019-20

(2nd  Advance Estimate)

Area  (Million Hectare)

25.43

25.66

Production

(Million Tonne)

310.74

320.48

 

Highlights of 2019-20 (2nd Advance Estimates)      

  • Total Horticulture production in 2019-20 (2nd Advance Estimates) is estimated to be 3.13% higher than 2018-19.

 

  • Increase in Vegetables, Fruits, Aromatics and Medicinal Plants and Flowers, while decrease in Plantation Crops and Spices, over previous year, is observed.

 

  • The Fruits production is estimated to be 99.07 Million Tonne compared to 97.97 Million Tonne production in 2018-19. It is mainly due to increase in production of Banana, Apple, Citrus and Watermelon.

 

  • The production of Vegetables in 2019-20 is estimated to be 191.77 Million Tonne, compared to 183.17 Million Tonne in 2018-19.  Increase is mainly due to increased production of Onion, Tomato, Okra, Peas, Potato, etc.
  • Onion production is estimated to be 26.74 Million Tonne, as compared to 22.82 Million Tonne in 2018-19.
  • Tomato production is estimated to be 20.57 Million Tonne (increase of 8.2%) as compared to 19.01 Million Tonnes in 2018-19.

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