Karnataka February 2024


Click here to download the above report

Karnataka is known across the world for growing high-coloured dry chillies. Major areas are Hubli, Bellary, and Raichur. Varieties are Byadgi / KDL, Dabbi, Syngenta 5531, Syngenta 2043, and others. Tungabhadra and Almatti Reservoir are the main irrigation water suppliers for Karnataka area Dry Chillies.


Area Sowing period Harvest period
Hubli June – July November – March
Bellary July – August January – April
Raichur July – September February – May


Karnataka area Rainfall in 2023-24.


Karnataka Reservoir in 2023-24.

Date of water released

Year 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
Tungabhadra 1st August 25th July 13th July 1st August
Almatti 23rd July 24th June 12th July 26th July


Total water released from June to December 15th in cusecs 

Year 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
Tungabhadra 24 lakhs 31 lakhs 60 lakhs 12 lakhs
Almatti 59 lakhs 69 lakhs 68 lakhs 22 lakhs


Total water storage available on December 15th

Year 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
Tungabhadra 79% 96% 88% 12%
Almatti 96% 86% 98% 59%


Karnataka Market arrivals in February 2024.

Total Karnataka Market arrivals from Decmeber to February.

February 2024 Sumarized


February SpiceExtra Updates:

Dry Chilli is mainly defined by its color and heat, for calculating these there are no portable / small-scale tools. Presently using eyes we calculate color and using tongue we calculate heat. The aim of this project is to combine traditional knowledge and technology, with the outcome to come out with a portable, easy to use machine. To help us on traditional trader knowledge side we will have 


SpiceExtra is a platform for Research and Development(R&D) initiatives in Dry Chilli. It will focus on Digitizing – Price and Arrivals, Crop survey, Assaying and Branding. Check us at www.SpiceExtra.in

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *