Which State is the Largest Producer of Tomatoes in India?

Which State is the Largest Producer of Tomatoes in India
Map of India Showing State having Largest Producer of Tomatoes

Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of tomatoes in India.

Tomato is one of the major horticulture crop of the country. With an estimated production of 18735.91 thousand metric tonnes in 2013-14, India is one of the largest producer of tomatoes in the world, second only to China. Around 11 % of the total world produce of tomatoes is cultivated in India.

Andhra Pradesh still holds the top position in tomato production, even after creation of Telangana. With an estimated production of 3354.47 thousand metric tonnes in the year 2013-14, Andhra Pradesh shares 18% of all India produce. Kurnool, Chittoor, Visakhapatnam and Prakasam districts are the major producers of tomatoes.

Karnataka is the second largest producer of tomatoes with an estimated production of 2068.38 thousand metric tonnes in the year 2013-14. Districts of Kolar, Chikkaballapur, Belgaum, Tumkur, Hasan are major producers of tomatoes.

Recently, Madhya Pradesh has shown remarkable growth in tomato production and now occupies third position in the list of largest tomato producing states with an estimated production of 1937.37 thousand metric tonnes in the year 2013-14. Districts of Shahdol, Jhabua, Ratlam, Sagar are the major producers of tomatoes in the state.

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