Major Vegetables and Rootcrops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2016

October 2016 to December 2016

Bermuda Onion (Red Creole and Yellow Granex)

In the fourth quarter of 2016, production of bermuda onion reached 0.08 thousand metric ton. This was 26.4 percent higher than the 0.06 thousand metric ton level in 2015 brought by the following:
  • shifting from the production of native onion in Nueva Vizcaya due to availability of seeds from the DA through the LGU.
Ilocos Region, the top producer, recorded 0.05 thousand metric ton representing 61.0 percent share to the national output. Cagayan Valley came next with 23.5 percent followed by SOCCSKSARGEN with 12.2 percent.