Record horticulture production estimated at 342.33 mn tonnes

3rd Advance Estimates of area and production of horticultural crops for the year 2021-22 released

GN Bureau | October 27, 2022


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The ministry of agriculture and farmers welfare has released the third Advance Estimates of the area and production of various horticultural crops for 2021-22. A record 342.33 million tonnes are estimated to be produced in an area of 28.08 million hectares. Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar has congratulated the farmers, scientists and officers of horticulture for this achievement.

Higlights of the third advance estimates of the area and production of various horticultural crops for the year 2021-22, compiled on the basis of information received from States/UTs and other government source agencies, are:

• The total horticulture production is estimated to be 342.33 million tonnes in the year 2021-22, showing an increase of about 7.73 million tonnes (an increase of 2.3%) over the year 2020-21 (final).

• Production of fruits is estimated to be 107.24 million tonnes as against 102.48 million tonnes in 2020-21.

• Production of vegetables is estimated to be 204.84 million tonnes as against 200.45 million tonnes in 2020-21.

• Production of Onion is estimated to be 31.27 million tonnes as against 26.64 Million Tonnes in the year 2020-21.

• Production of Potatoes is estimated to be 53.39 million tonnes as against 56.17 million tonnes in 2020-21.

• Tomato production is estimated to be 20.33 million tonnes as against 21.18 million tonnes in 2020-21.

 

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