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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Socio-economic characteristics of chilli cultivation

Archana A Sanap, Amol M Virkar and UT Dangore and PN Puram
In year 2016-17 in India, the total area under Chilli cultivation was 830.80 hectares and total production was 1872.00 MT and productivity 2.25 MT/ha. In Maharashtra area was 17.30 hectare and total production was 35.90 MT and productivity 2.08 MT/ha. Majority of the Chilli grown in India is cultivated in states such as Andhra Pradesh 49 per cent, Karnataka 15 per cent, Orissa 8 per cent, Maharashtra 6 per cent, West Bengal 5 cent, Rajasthan 4 per cent and Tamil Nadu 3 per cent. Andhra Pradesh first both in area 1.88 ha and production 2.7 L tons with a productivity 1447 kg per ha. Chilli is cultivated almost all state in India but, Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer accounting for more than 50 per cent of the total Chilli output in the country. Karnataka is the second largest producer contributing for about 10-15 per cent of total production in the country rest of the output is spread across the number of states including Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.
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How to cite this article:
Archana A Sanap, Amol M Virkar, UT Dangore, PN Puram. Socio-economic characteristics of chilli cultivation. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):2860-2863.

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