Banana Exports hit due to Corona Infection
The significant banana growing areas of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana were badly hit. This was mainly due to the fact that the importing nations have gone for lockdown, especially Iran.
The price of a tonne of banana that utilized to be between Rs 13,000 and Rs 14,500 has come down to Rs 8,000 With the exports being stopped, the local markets are flooded with bananas.
About Banana Growing in India
India is the biggest manufacturer of Banana in the world. Banana contributes to 37%of total fruit production in India.
The major banana producing states consist of Assam, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Banana is normally intercropped with veggies and flower crops such as cabbage, cauliflower, radish, cold, spinach, brinjal, marigold and gourds.
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