How to get high yield from rabi onion?
Onion covers an area of 1.62 million hectares in India with a production of 26.64 million tonnes (2020-21) and productivity of 16.40 t/ha. The major onion growing states are Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Bihar, etc. Onion is grown all over the country in three seasons, i.e. kharif, late kharif and rabi. It is predominantly cultivated during rabi season. Hence, the average
productivity of Indian onion depends on the rabi onion. This article describes the production technology, plant protection, storage and economics of rabi onion crop.
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