India’s Fruits Production

The following table shows the 2008-09 production of Fruits and India. Following are clear from the table in table shown below:

  • India is top producer in the world in Mango, Banana & Papaya. (FAO 2009)
  • The largest area in India is under Mango production, followed by Citrus and Banana.
  • The Largest Production in India is of Banana followed by Mango.

Fruit

Area

Production

India's Rank

Mango

2309

12750

Top Producer

Apple

274

1985

7

Banana

709

26217

Top Producer

Citrus

923

8608

5

Guava

204

2270

NA

Grapes

80

1878

12

Litchi

72

423

NA

Papaya

98

3639

Top Producer

Pineapple

84

1341

6

Pomegranate

109

807

NA

Sapota

156

1308

NA

Others

1083

7249

 

Total

6101

68475

 

Source: National Horticulture Database 2009. & FAO 2009

 

Values: '000 MT and '000 HT

 

 

Andhra Pradesh is India's Largest Food Producing State in 2008-09. The following graphic shows share of states in India's Food Production:

The largest fruits producing states in India are Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra and Tamil Nadu with 19%, 18% and 13% share. However, in area wise, Maharastra leads all the states of the country with 24% area share in Fruit Production.

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