Sudha H.M. and Prof. S.N.Yogish

    Designation : Research Scholar, DOS in Economics, Kuvempu University, Jnana Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Shivamogga.

    Journal Name : Reserach maGma

    Abstract :
    Onion (Allium cepa) is one of the important commercial vegetable crops grown in India. India is the second largest onion growing country in the world. Production of onion in the year 2010-2011was15118.0 MT and it was raised to 19401.7MT in 2013-2014. In India, the major onion growing states are Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat. The quantity of onion exported from India to different countries has increased from 1,340,771.00 MT in 2010-11to. 1,358,193.00 MT in 2013-14 with an increase in the export value from 215,905.50 lakhs to 287,713.00 lakhs. India is presently exporting onion to mainly Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, and Kuwait.

    Keywords :
    Onion, Export, Area, Production, productivity

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