Year: 2022 | Month: February | Volume 67 | Issue 1s

The Trends of Area, Production and Productivity of Selected Spices and Traditional Crops in Haryana

Choote Lal Rohtas


India known as “Home of Spices” and produces so many varieties of spices since ancient time. Haryana is one of the developed states of India and produces many traditional crops and horticultural crops. Spices are a major part of horticultural crops and also play an important role in food as well as in medicines. Haryana produces some of the popular spices like ginger, seed fennel, turmeric, coriander, fenugreek, garlic etc. In 2017-18, Haryana produced 75580 tones spices in 11928 hectares. Besides these spice crops, Haryana produced some major traditional crops i.e. wheat, rice, sugarcane, cotton, oilseeds (mustard seed, sunflower, etc.) 13,352, 4,145, 7,169, 993 and 855 thousand tones, respectively. The present study is based on secondary data of Haryana state for the period of 17 years i.e., from 2001-02 to 2017-18. Four spices were selected on the bases of highest area sown and to analysis the data, CGR (compound annual growth rate) has been employed. The results of the study showed that there was significant growth in the area, production and productivity of selected spices and steady growth in area and production of major traditional crops during the study period 2001-02 to 2017-18.


  • It is a comparative analysis of selected spices and traditional crops in Haryana
  • The study is based on secondary data for the years of 2001-02 to 2017-18.
  • Four spices crops ginger, turmeric, garlic and fenugreek selected on the basis of highest area sown.
  • The study revealed that the area of spices grew at the rate of 1.7 per cent as compared to 0.7 per cent growth of traditional crops in Haryana
  • Production of spices grew at the rate of 2.8 per cent as compared to 2.3 per cent growth of traditional crops in Haryana

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