Overall, the average rainfall received in Andhra Pradesh from 01.06.2022 to 07.09.2022 is recorded as 458.0 mm as against the Normal as on date of 453.0 mm showing by Normal 1.1%.
As per Andhra Pradesh agricultural department, as on 07th September 2022 Red Chilli sowing activity completed around 10,33,80 hectares as compared to last year same period 88,803 hectares, up by 16.41% till date.
However, AgriWatch expects, in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Red Chilli acreage is likely to go down by 12% to 13% this season as per current situation. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Red Chilli nursery activity continues in growing regions.
As per AgriWatch preliminary estimates, Red Chilli all India kharif sowing area for 2022 is estimated at 8.08 lakh hectares as compared to last year 9.03 lakh hectares, down by 10.53%.