Growth and instability in area, production and productivity of turmeric in Maharashtra
Patare SD, VG Pokharkar and VA Shinde
India is popularly known as the “Spices Bowl of the World” as a many varieties of spices grown in the country since ancient times. Turmeric is one of the oldest spices that’s why it is called as “Indian Saffron”. Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is significant spice crop belong to the family zingiberaceae. It is rhizomatous herbaceous plant which is originated from India. The purpose of the present investigation is to examine the growth performance and instability in area, production, and productivity of turmeric in Maharashtra. The performance of turmeric was quite effective with respect of the area expansion as well as production in Western Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha region from the introduction of turmeric in Maharashtra. It was discovered that rather than production and productivity, the area under the turmeric in Maharashtra was more stable and consistent.
How to cite this article:
Patare SD, VG Pokharkar and VA Shinde. Growth and instability in area, production and productivity of turmeric in Maharashtra. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 2090-2092.