In Tamil Nadu sowing area may increase current year and as of now 45% to 50% sowing has been completed as growing regions received good rainfall.
In Nizamabad, Turmeric sowing completed around 40% to 45% till now. In Maharashtra, sowing completed around 10% to 15% till date. In Basmat, Hingoli, Nanded regions sowing started with slow pace as farmers are waiting for good monsoon rainfall.
As per Andhra Pradesh agricultural department, as on 22nd June Turmeric sowing activity completed around 1,042 hectares as compared to last year same period 461 hectares.