India is the largest turmeric producing country in the world First of all, we tell you that during the 2019-20 financial year a total of 9,38,955 tons of turmeric were produced in the country, of which 1,01,500 tons were exported until December 2019. The largest producer of turmeric in the entire world is produced in India, which accounts for 70 to 75 percent of total world production. It has been said in an estimate that for the fiscal year 2020-21, the export of turmeric may increase to 15 percent. However, turmeric sales in the first quarter of this year were nothing special.
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turmeric cultivation Six or seven months of cultivation are needed. Two quintals of turmeric seeds are planted in a bigha, which gives us Rs 1,500 to 1,800 per quintal. You have to apply four to five irrigations. The tree-to-tree distance is an adjustment, and the line-to-line distance is also an adjustment. A bigha costs between 6,000 and 7,000 rupees all the way. About 25 to 30 quintals of raw material comes out in one bigha, the rate of which is 2,500 to 3,000. One bigha can earn about Rs 1 lakh.
Important things- In one bigha, 20 quintals of raw material come out, a quarter of which remains after boiling and drying. The demand for turmeric has increased from the Middle East, America, Europe and Southeast Asian countries for the export of turmeric in India. Following this, the price of turmeric increased by 4 percent to Rs 60-62 per kg in the last week.
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PUBLISHED FOR THE FIRST TIME : July 29, 2020, 07:30 IST