Field spice crop prospects look bright this season

 

Very good monsoon and bigger acreage, supported by favourable weather situations, have brightened crop potential clients for important discipline spices – grown on the discipline and not on the plants – like cumin seed (jeera) and coriander seeds (dhana), among other folks.

The Federation of Indian Spice Stakeholders (FISS) on Sunday launched its crop estimate for jeera with 29 for every cent leap in crop measurement from previous 12 months, from four,16,600 tonnes in 2019 to 5,35,500 tonnes this 12 months.

Increased acreage

The overall place below jeera has increased by about 25 for every cent at ten,25,600 hectares. Gujarat and Rajasthan are the two jeera growing States, where by the acreage has witnessed forty for every cent and 16 for every cent leap from previous 12 months, respectively, to four,39,830 hectares and 5,eighty five,770 hectares. The total generate is believed to be in the array of 522 kg for

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