Gandhinagar, 18 May 2021
In Gujarat, 5 lakh hectare gardens have been badly affected by the rains and winds. The tree has benefited from the rain. But it is negligible. Trees have fallen, leaves have fallen. The branches are broken. Therefore nutrition is not available. The flowers and fruits and fruits on the trees are gone. Flowers and fruits have been heavily damaged by the rain. The most common mango crop has been affected.
All fruits produce an average of 20 tonnes per hectare. In which at least 50 per cent of the damage has been done. In many places there has been 100 per cent loss. Assuming a farm price of Rs 50 per kg of fruit, 10 lakh tons out of 20 lakh tons is directly damaged. Fruits worth five thousand crore rupees have been lost. If trees are uprooted or turned black, such long term losses will devastate farmers.
The most common mangoes in Gujarat are coconut, banana and chiku orchards from where the storm came. Where the family has been damaged.
The mango spread over 1.70 lakh hectares in a garden of 5 lakh hectares. In such a situation, Carrie suffers the most. 6 lakh tons of mangoes have gone bad.
Banana crop clean, long term big loss
Banana is the second largest producer after mangoes. 5 million tonnes of bananas are produced annually in 70 thousand hectares. Whose trees have been badly affected. In 6 districts of South Gujarat, 50% of Gujarat means 36 thousand hectares of orchards. Of which, farmers have lost 90 per cent.
Load pages are torn. So there will be no nutrition. The weight of the loom will be reduced. The tanks are broken.
Khalela’s income was to begin after a month. 1.90 lakh tonnes of Kharek trees in 20 thousand hectares were ready. In which the farmers of Kutch have suffered a good loss. Kharek gardens are in 90% of Gujarat i.e. 19 thousand hectares.
Of the 28,000 hectares of coconut trees, 28 million coconuts are grown mostly on trees with great losses. Saurashtra and South Gujarat have the highest number of trees. Somnath district, from where the storm entered, has the largest coconut area in Gujarat at 11,000 hectares. Somnath produces 1 lakh coconuts annually.
Heavy damage to chiku
The second is Pach Chiku’s garden. Planted in 28 thousand hectares. 3 lakh tonnes of chiku are harvested every year. The fruits and fruits of which have been severely damaged.
Lemon-orange citrus currently has trees in 50 thousand hectares. The annual production is 6.40 lakh tonnes. In which rain and wind have caused great destruction.
There are 1.15 lakh tonnes of bore-bearing trees in 11 thousand hectares. Which has fallen.
There are trees in 14 thousand hectares giving annual production of 1.90 lakh tonnes of gooseberry. There are pomegranates in 45 thousand hectares.
Papaya, 11 lakh tons produced in 18 thousand hectare ready
The second fruit is in 20 thousand hectares.
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