A cold-humid climate is suitable for onion cultivation. In Balochistan, onion varieties Sariab Surkh and Chiltan 89 are cultivated in most of the areas. Other varieties of onions are also cultivated in the rest of the country. The famous variety of onion Phulkara is mostly cultivated in Sindh and Punjab. This variety is very suitable for the autumn crops. Apart from this, a desi red variety of onion is also cultivated in Punjab. Swat No. 1 onion variety is very popular in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Mamoona Faiz( Agri expert)