Onion (Allium cepa L.) and garlic (Allium sativum L.) production in Mexico

Perez Moreno, L.; Salinas Glez, J.G.; Sanchez, P.J.R.; Olalde Portugal, V.

Onion Newsletter for the Tropics 7: 65-66


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The average areas under onion and garlic cultivation in Mexico are 35 000 and 8000-10 000 ha, respectively. Annual onion production is estimated to be 650 000 t, of which 115 000-170 000 t are exported, while that of garlic averages 65 000 t, 50% for export and 50% for the home market.