A Brief Report On Garlic Production In The Country

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The harvesting of garlic in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand & J & K completed during June 2016. The harvesting of garlic in plains has already been over and stored for further supplies.The good quality produce stored by the farmers during the months of May 2016. Major garlic storage has been done in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. The area and production of garlic in the country during 2015-16 is estimated around 2.61 lakhs ha and 14.28 lakhs MT respectively. (2nd Advance estimates), which is similar to last year’s production. Present arrivals of garlic in the markets are from stored stock in different states, which will be continued till February 2017.