Major Vegetables and Rootcrops Quarterly Bulletin, July-September 2017

July 2017 to September 2017

Bermuda Onion (Red Creole and Yellow Granex)

  • For the third quarter of 2017, production of bermuda onion decreased by 34.4 percent, from 18.95 metric tons in the same quarter of 2016 to 12.43 metric tons this year.
  • The negative output was the result of lesser area planted in Nueva Vizcaya due to frequent rains during planting time.
  • Cagayan Valley produced 10.53 metric tons of bermuda onion and accounted for 84.7 percent of the total production this quarter.