Black Pepper is a creeper which needs a support to grow. Spread peppercorn on mat and remove spike, then peppercorn is winnowed, cleaned and stored in sacks. Currently, the management of coffee and black pepper in one acre costs about Rs 85,000 per year for Hoysala. Black peppercorn is black pepper dried under the sun or solar radiation to 12 % moisture content. The plant is a traditional cash crop in the country, and 95% of the black pepper produced is for export primarily to the US, India, the Netherlands, and Germany. Applying 120 pounds of nitrogen per acre is recommended. 35,000 per acre as operational cost and gets about Rs. 25 lakhs a year as net income from both black pepper and coffee. Custom hand transplanting costs about $300 per acre, plants cost about $0.024 each based on bulk purchase price in 2013. Since this article focuses mainly on highest profit per acre, it is a must to consider crop marketability and profitability hence the crop should be in a (considerably) high demand. Vietnam is the world leader in the production of black pepper, producing 163,000 tons which are about 34% of the world’s production. Drip and sprinkler irrigation have helped minimise water loss and increased the yield per acre. In India the average number of Trees per hectare under inter cropping system is 190 whereas under a mono cropping system in Vietnam it is approx. Phosphorus, potassium, and lime rates should be based on annual soil test results. … Table 1 Summarised cost of production for 1 acre (0.4 ha) of hot pepper Costs TT$ Labour 26,638 Materials and supplies 19,846 Equipment 49,848 Total costs 96,332 Gross income 236,250 Net Profit 139,918 Choice of Varieties Hot pepper varieties/landraces Farmers grow specific varieties1 or landraces2 of their choice. A single row of peppers can also be planted on each bed (5,000 to 6,500 plants per acre). In turn, Hoysala earns a net profit of Rs one lakh per annum per acre from these crops. According to some studies, average yield of garlic per acre is between 10,000 and 12,000 pounds and yearly profit per acre is around $80,000 what makes this crop one of the best cash crops with the highest profit per acre. Growers also pay the seed costs for the transplant which is about $625 per acre per crop. Top Black Pepper Producing Countries. 950 Brick Pillars. Talking about cultivation method, Mr Marvin Rodrigues said “Pepper is grown at a spacing of 2 metres by 2 metres which results in 1,000 pepper vines per acre. Staking may be needed, depending on cultivar and cultivation methods. Another grower and customer favorite is Elephant garlic, whose large, mild cloves bring $6-$8 per pound. 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