India Vegetable Production

Table in the left shows India’s Vegetable Production in 2008-09:

The following things are clear from the table shown below:

  • The production of Potato is maximum among all the vegetables produced in the country. In Potato production, India is on second place in the world after China. Potato is also grown in largest area of the country.
  • Next largest grown vegetable is Onion. In Onion production, India stands second after China.

     

Vegetable

Area  

Production 

Potato

1828 

34391 

Onion 

834 

13565 

Tomato 

599 

11149 

Brinjal  

600 

10378 

Cabbage 

310 

6870 

Cauliflower 

349 

6532 

Okra 

432 

4528 

Peas 

348 

2916 

Tapioca 

280 

9623 

Sweet Potato  

124 

1120 

Others  

2275 

28006 

Total

7979 

129078 

Values: Area: ‘000HT, Production:’000 MT

Source: national Horticulture Database 2009 

 

Following Graphics shows the area and production share of the vegetables in the country:

Source : National Horticulture Database 2010

West Bengal is India’s largest vegetable Producing state in 2008-09. Following graphic shows the share of states in vegetable production:

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