Onion production is expected to remain flat at 23.48 mt, according to the third Advance Estimates of horticulture
While potato output is projected to be higher by 3.4 per cent at 53.03 mt, tomato production is seen to be lower at 1.8 per cent at 19.39 mt.
Overall, vegetable production stood at 184.39 mt in 2017-18.
“As area under horticulture crops has remained broadly at the same level, the higher production owes mainly to productivity gains,” the ministry said in a statement.
Fruit production is estimated to be around 98.57 mt in 2018-19, compared with 97.36 mt in 2017-18.
Spices production is pegged at 9.22 mt, against 8.6 mt in the said period.