Red Chilli Sowing Update and AgriWatch Expectation
Published on: Jun 22 2022, 01:05
As per trade sources, in Karnataka Red Chilli sowing area may go down as farmers may shift to other alternative crops like Cotton, Pulses etc. Farmers are fearful as some virus issues come to Green Chilli plants which are used for vegetable purposes even though they refuse to buy chilli seeds after being given a discount rate by the seed company. Actual scenario is likely to come after a few weeks.
In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Red Chilli acreage is likely to go down by 15% to 20% this season as per current situation. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Red Chilli nursery activity slowly started after receiving monsoon rainfall.
In Bedia, Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh around 48% to 52% sowing activity has been completed till date. Sowing areas are likely to go down as farmers are shifting to the Cotton crop.