Horticulture Scenario-2018-19 for competitive exam

Horticulture Scenario-2018-19

Horticulture Scenario-2018-19

➢ Area Under Horticulture Crops, 2017-18 was – 25.43 Mha

➢ Production of Horticulture crops, 2017-18 was- 311.7 MT

➢ Productivity of Horticulture crops, 2017-18 was- 12.10 tonnes/ha

➢ India’s share in world production of Fruits is- 13%

➢ India’s share in world production of Vegetables- 10.7%

➢ Percentage of Gross Cultivated Area Utilized by Horticulture is- 16%

➢ Contribution of Horticulture to Gross Value Addition (GVA)/GDP of Agriculture is- 38%

➢ Contribution of horticulture to Agriculture GVA/GDP is- 38%

➢ **Total Fruit production in India – 97.35 Mt

➢ *Total Vegetable production in India- 184.3 Mt

➢ **Estimated Horticulture production for 2018-19 was- 314.6 MT

➢ India’s rank in terms of Production of Fruits and Vegetables- Second (First Brazil)

➢ Leading producer of Fruits in India- Andhra Pradesh (Ranks First)

➢ Leading producer of Vegetables in India- West Bengal (Ranks First)

➢ The fruit crop with highest production in India- Banana

➢ The fruit crop with highest area under cultivation- Mango

➢ The vegetable crop with highest area and production is- Potato

➢ The state with production of fruits and Vegetables is- Uttar Pradesh

➢ Largest producer of Kiwi fruit in India- Manipur

➢ Largest producer producer of Lychee and Mesta in India- Bihar


Total Fruits Production (mt) 97.35 mt
Total Vegetable Production (mt)– 98.88

Item/2018-19(I Advanced estimate)

Total Fruits Production (mt)-184.3 mt

Total Vegetable Production (mt)- 187.5

Horticulture 2017-18 

Area (Milliion hectares)- 25.43
Production (million 10one10)- 25.87

Productivity (10one10/ha)- 12.10

Horticulture 2018-19

Area (Milliion hectares)- 311.7
Production (million 10one10)- 314.67

Productivity (10one10/ha)- 12.3
Spices- 8.2

Top “3” cultivated Vegetables in Area & Production

First- Potato

Second- Onion

Third- Tomato

Top “3” cultivated Fruits in Area

First- Mango

Second- Banana

Third- Citrus

Top “3” Fruits in Production

First- Banana

Second- Mango

Third- Citrus

Top “3” states in Vegetable Production

West Bengal

Uttar Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

Top “3” states in Fruits Production

 Andhra Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh


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