Tea output in the Nilgiris down 4% in 2020

Joseph B. Hash

Tea production in The Nilgiris, the biggest tea developing district in the South, had fallen 3.seventy five for every cent in calendar 2020 more than 2019. December was a much better month with favourable sunshine several hours which greater the harvest inspite of a mild frost in Kundah zone. For […]

Tea production in The Nilgiris, the biggest tea developing district in the South, had fallen 3.seventy five for every cent in calendar 2020 more than 2019.

December was a much better month with favourable sunshine several hours which greater the harvest inspite of a mild frost in Kundah zone.

For that reason, tea corporations in The Nilgiris have educated the Tea Board that their production in December rose to one.04 million kg (mkg) from .96 mkg in December 2019, marking a attain of 8.33 for every cent.

Compared to the ordinary production of .90 mkg as measured by the 5-calendar year indicate for the month, the output in December 2019 was 15.56 for every cent a lot more.

On the other hand, for the reason that of lessen production in previously months, the overall output in calendar 2020 dropped to 13.08 mkg from 13.59 mkg in 2019, marking a slide of 3.seventy five for every cent.

Compared to the ordinary once-a-year production of fourteen.43 mkg as measured by the 5-calendar year indicate for the period of time, the output in 2020 was nine.55 for every cent much less.

All the agro zones documented a lessen yield (output for every hectare) than 2019 as also the ordinary stage.

Adverse weather conditions as also the impression of Covid-induced lockdown led to decreased output in 2020.

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