Major Vegetables and Rootcrops Quarterly Bulletin, April-June 2017

April 2017 to June 2017

Bermuda Onion (Red Creole and Yellow Granex)

  • In April-June 2017, production of bermuda onion went up by 59.3 percent, from 28.01 thousand metric tons in 2016 to 44.62 thousand metric tons this year.
  • This could be traced to the increase in area planted in Nueva Ecija, Occidental Mindoro and Oriental Mindoro due to seeds distribution program of the DA through the LGUs.
  • Central Luzon, the top producer of bermuda onion at 24.56 thousand metric tons shared 55.0 percent to total bermuda onion production. This was followed by MIMAROPA with 38.7 percent and Ilocos Region with 3.8 percent.