AMN / NEW DELHI
The total horticulture production of the country is estimated to be over 313 million tonnes which is 0.69 per cent higher than the production in 2017-18.
Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare today released the Third Advanced Estimate (2018-19) of area and production of various Horticulture Crops.
The Ministry said, Onion Production is estimated to be around 23.48 Million Tonnes, which is 0.95 per cent higher than the production last year.
Tomato production is estimated to be around 19.39 Million Tonnes, which is 1.8 per cent, lower than the production last year. It said, the overall increase is observed in the production of fruits, vegetables, spices, flowers and honey whereas decrease is observed in the production of plantation and aromatics and medicinal crops as compared to last year.
Agriculture Ministry said, this is based on the information received from different State and Union Territories.