Horticulture Production increased by 4.4 in 2020-21 : Government of india

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The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare released the Final Estimates of 2020-21 and First Advance Estimates of 2021-22 of Area and Production of various Horticultural Crops.

The Estimates are based on the information received from States/ UTs and other Governmental source agencies.

Total Horticulture

2019-20 (Final Estimates)

2020-21 (Final Estimates)

2021-22(First Advance Estimates)

Area (In Million Hectares)




Production (In Million tonnes)




Highlights of 2020-21 (Final Estimates) in comparison to 2019-20 (Final Estimates)

  • Total Horticulture production in 2020-21 is estimated to a record 334.60 Million Tonne, which is an increase of about 14.13 Million Tonne (4.4%) over that achieved in 2019-20.

  • Production of Fruits has increased by 0.4 Million Tonne.

  • There is a 6.5% increase in the production of Vegetables compared to last year.

  • Production of Onion is reported to have increased by 0.55 Million tonne.

  • Production of Potato showed a record increase by 7.61 Million Tonne.

  • Production of Tomato is reported to have increased by 0.63 Million Tonne.

  • Aromatic & Medicinal crops have registered an increase of 12.4%

  • Production of Plantation Crops has increased by 0.51 Million Tonne.

  • Production of Spices has increased by 9.7%.

The first advance estimates of 2021-22 shows a 0.4% decrease in total horticultural production over 2020-21(Final Estimates). An increase in the production of Fruits while a decrease in the production of Vegetables, Spices, Flowers Aromatics & Medicinal Plants and Plantation Crops over the previous year, is envisaged

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