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Onion output likely to be more than last year in FY22; potato slightly less

Total horticulture production pegged at 333.3 million tonnes in 2021-22, outstripping foodgrains output again

Photo: Bloomberg

Photo: Bloomberg

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
India’s potato and tomato production could be marginally less in 2021-22 as compared to the previous year while onion output could be almost 17 per cent more than last year, the first advance estimate of horticulture production released today said.

The government also said that total horticulture production is estimated to be at 333.3 million tonnes, a slight decrease of about 1.35 million tonnes (or 0.4 per cent) over 2020-21

Overall, vegetable production in the current year is expected to be around 199.88 million tonnes which is slightly less than the 200.44 million tonnes of last year.

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First Published: Mar 28 2022 | 8:39 PM IST

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