New Delhi, Nov 13 (PTI) Turmeric and jeera prices were up by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today mostly supported by increased buying by retailers and stockists amid low stocks.

Firming trend in futures market and restricted supplies in the domestic market also supported the uptrend.

Turmeric prices traded higher by Rs 100 to conclude at Rs 8,500-11,600 per quintal.

Jeera common and jeera best quality also increased by Rs 100 each to Rs 19,100-19,300 and Rs 21,500-21,800 per quintal, respectively.

Traders said buying support from retailers and stockists against fall in supplies from producing regions, mainly pushed up turmeric and jeera prices.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 440-620, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 530-540 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 590-910, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,000-1,100, cardamom (colour robin) 880-900, cardamom bold 900-920, cardamom extra (bold) 990-1,000, cloves 540-630, chirounji (kg) Rs 650-770, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,900-12,500, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-15,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,700-17,200, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,300-8,600, mace-Red (kg) Rs 630-840, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 920-930, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 440-560, nutmeg (kg) Rs 410-420, poppy seed (China) Rs 450-460 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 440-460 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 480-490 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,000-12,500, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 7,000-13,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,500-11,600, tamarind (qntl) Rs 5,100-5,800, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 8,000-8,500, tea (kg) Rs 90-280, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,100-19,300 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,500-21,800.

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