Published on: Jun 30 2022, 03:27
As per trade sources, in Karnataka Bellary district state Govt. have suggested the farmers less area for Chilli sowing due to virus issues and more focus on Cotton and Maize crop during current kharif season. But, still farmers are doing Chilli sowing due to better prices compare to last year, however as per latest report Red Chilli sowing area percentage is less. Farmers are fearful about virus issues as some Green Chilli plants (flowering stage) are affected. AgriWatch expects, Chilli sowing area likely to go down by 15% to 20% as per initial report.