Groundnut

Groundnut botanically known as Arachis hypogeae belongs to Leguminosae family. India is the second largest producer of groundnut after China accounted for 21.03% share in the world production during 2003. It is the largest oilseed in India in terms of production. Groundnut accounted for 34.66 % of the production of oilseeds in the country during 2001-02. Gujarat is the largest producer contributing 25% of the total production followed by Tamil Nadu (22.48%), Andhra Pradesh (18.81%), Karnataka (12.64%), and Maharashtra (10.09%) during 2002-03. Groundnut contains on an average 40.1% fat, 25.3% protein and is fairly a rich source of calcium, iron and vitamin B complex like thiamine, riboflavin, niacin and vitamin A. It has multifarious usages. It is not only used as a major cooking medium for various food items but also utilized for manufacture of soap, cosmetics, shaving cream, lubricants, etc. In fact, it plays a pivotal role in oilseed economy of India.

Major Groundnut producing countries

Argentina, Burkina Faso , Chad, China, Congo, Dem, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, USA and Viet Nam

Major Groundnut producing states in India

Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Orissa

Major Groundnut assembling markets

ANDHRA PRADESH

Karim Nagar, Jogityal, Jannikunta, Nizamabad, Warangal, Kesanudrah, Nahaboobagad, Suryapet, Miryalaguda, Kadapa, Prodductor, Markapur, Kandokor, Tandur, Vikarabad, Pargi, Pondur, Rajan, Srikakulam, Mahaboobnagar, Badepally, Gadwal, Narayanapet, Kurnool, Adoni, Dhone, Anantapur, Hindupur, Kadiri, Kalyandurgh, Tadipatri.

GUJRAT

Junagarh, Kodinar, Mangrol, Kalvad, Angar, Chitra Bhavnagar, Mahura, Mahuva, Amreli, Rajkot, Gondas

KARNATAKA

Belgaum, Athni, Bailhongal, Gokak, Saundatti, Nadgad, Sankeshvar, Ramdurg, Katkol, Bidar, Hommabad, Chithguptpo, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Dharwar, Gadag, Hubli, Laxmeshwar, Haveri, Ranebennur, Mundargi, Gajendragad, Gulbarga, chittapur, Yadgiri, Raichur, Kappal, Shimoga, Sagar, Bangalore, Cahnnapatna, Bellary, Hospet, Chickmagalur, Chitaldurga, Devangere, Challakera, Harihar, Hassan Arsikera, Bellur, Chintamani, Mysore, Tumkur, Tiptur, Madhugir, Sirsi

TAMIL NADU

Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Thirikovilur, Gingee, Dindivanam, Cuddalore, Virudhachalam, Thiruvanaanala, Arni, Cheyyar, Vikkorravandi,Wundpet, Vandavasi, Chetpet.

MAHARASHTRA

Akalkot, Barsi, Karmala, Akluj, Pandharpur, sholapur, Kopergaon, Rahuri, Shrirampur, Shegaon, Ahmednagar, Chalisgaon, Jalgaon, Pachora, Amalner, Chopda, Bhusaval, Raver, Dhulia, Dondaiche, Nandurbar, Shirpur, Shahada, Kolhapur, Gadhinglaj, Vadgaon, Satana, Lasalgaon, Yeola, Baramati, sirur, Tasgaon, Akola, Karnaja, Akot, Amravati, dhanangaon, Gondia, Khamgaon, Malkapur, Nandura, Mehkar, Shegaon, Wardha, Yeotmal, Umerkhed, Wani, Aurangabad, Jalan, Latur, Vaijapur, Bhir, dharur, Manjilegaon, Nanded, Deglur, Loha Kallam, Latur, Udgir, Osmanabad, Nilanga, Parbhani, Gangakhed, Hingoli, Partur, Sailu, Manwath.

MADHYA PRADESH & CHATTISGARH

Raipur, Damoh, Anjad, Barwah, Khetia, Khargaon, Bamora, Bhind, Laskar, Dabra, Morena, Ujjain, Khachraud, Mahidpur, Baranagar, Bhilsa (Vidisha), Basoda, Sironj, Guna, Dewas, Ashok Nagar, Mungaoli, Indore, Mandsaur, Jawad, Neemuch, Piplia, Narsinghagarh, Ratlam, Akodia, Shivpuri, Manawar, Raigarh, Burhanpur, Tikamgarh, Ashta.

RAJASTHAN

Alwar, Kherli, Bhratpur, Dholpur, Bhilwara, Jaipur, Hindon, Gangapur, Tonk, Bikaner, Srigangangar, Raisinghnagar, Srikaranpur, Hanumangarh, Jodhpur, Summer, Metrta city, Pali, Udaipur, Fatehnagar, Ajmer, Mandaganj, Kishangarh, Beawar, Kekri, Bundi, Nimbahera, Bhawani Mandi, Kota, Ramganj Mandi

UTTAR PRADESH & UTTARANCHAL

Choharpur, Dehradum, Kotdwar, Kashipur, Ramnagar, Haldwani, Rudrapur, Badshpur, Jaunpur, Varnasi, Basti, Nowgarh, Shoharatgarh, Berhani, Deoria, Ghazipur, Jangipur, Balrampur, Nawabganj, Gorkhpur, Sitapur, Allahabad, Bharwari, Barabanki, Fetehpur, Kishanpur, Khaga, Bindki, Faizabad, Hardor, Shahabad, Balamau, Madhoganj, Kanpur, Uttaripura, Pokhrayan, Rura, Lucknow, Unnao, Pratapgarh, Raebareli, Lalganj, Sultanpur, Agra, Achhnera, Firozabad, Aligarh, Hathras, Bareilly, Bijnor, Najibabad, Nagina, Dhanpur, Kiratpur, Budaun, Ujhani, Bulandshhr, Khurja, Gulwathi, Deba, Kasganj, Gandundwara, Eta, Etawah, Auraiya, Bhartanana, Jaswantnagar, Dibiapur, Farrukhabad, Kaimganj, Chhibdamau, Lakhimpur, Golagokarannth, Mainpuri, shikohabad, Mathura, Kosikalan, Meerut, Hapur, Ghaziabad, Baraut, Mawana, Sardhana, Moradabad, Chandausi, Sambal, Bahjoi, Amroha, Mandi Dhanaura, Muzaffarnagar, Shamli, Kandhla, Khatauli, Pilibhit, Bilaspur, Rampur, Saharanpur, Monglour, Deoband, Rampur-Maniharan, Roorkee, Shahjannpur, Tilhar, Bnda, Atrrah, karwai, Barwa-Suerpur, Maudaha, Mahoba, Cherkhari, Maurinipur, chirgao, Lalitpur, Orai, Konch, Kalpi, Jalaun, Mirzapur.

ORISSA

Anugal, Padampur, Bolangir, Khendupatta, Banki, Raipur, Kendrapara, Malkangiri, Baripada, Bahadajhola, Nimapara, Gunpur, Surgipalli.

BIHAR

Nawada, Gaya, Biharsiraff, Patna City, Muzzaffarpur, Bharatpur, Bittaha, Gulbag, Samastipur

JARKHAND

Gumla, Rachi, Lohargarh, Palamu, Singhbhum, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Hazaribag.

 

Groundnut
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Groundnut Prices in Mandi Markets

Market Price Prev Price Change
Gadag 6,371.00 6,371.00 0 (0%)
Chitradurga 5,745.00 5,745.00 0 (0%)
Basava Kalayana 4,950.00 4,950.00 0 (0%)
Talod 6,537.00 6,537.00 0 (0%)
Himatnagar 6,758.00 6,758.00 0 (0%)