Major Vegetables and Root Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2017

October 2017 to December 2017

Bermuda Onion (Red Creole and Yellow Granex)

  • In the fourth quarter of 2017, production of bermuda onion reached 63.91 metric tons. This was 20.7 percent lower than the 80.59 metric tons level in the same quarter of last year.
  • The decrease was due to lesser area planted in Cagayan Valley (Nueva Vizcaya) due to frequent rains during planting time.
  • Ilocos Region produced 50.23 metric tons which represented 78.6 percent of the national bermuda onion output this quarter.