Tea production in the Nilgiris up 45% in March

March was a superior month for tea production in The Nilgiris, the largest tea expanding…

March was a superior month for tea production in The Nilgiris, the largest tea expanding district in the South.

Tea plantations acquired favourable rainfall, supportive daytime temperature and long period of sunlight several hours assisting the production to rise drastically.

Tea organizations in The Nilgiris have knowledgeable the Tea Board that their production rose to one.54 million kg (mkg) in March from one.06 mkg in March 2020, marking a whopping enhance of 45.28 per cent.

In contrast to the normal production for the month of one.fifteen mkg as calculated by the five-12 months necessarily mean, the enhance was 33.91 per cent.

In check out of this, the cumulative output in the first quarter of calendar 2021 has elevated about Q1 of 2020 reversing the shortfall noticed in January and February.

In Q1 of 2021, tea production in The Nilgiris rose to 3.04 mkg from two.98 mkg in Q1 of 2020, marking an enhance of two.01 per cent.

The cumulative enhance was much more in contrast to the normal level. The normal output as calculated by the five 12 months necessarily mean was two.84 mkg. That’s why, the enhance was seven.04 per cent about the normal output in Q1 of calendar a long time.