Horticulture Department

Known for its variety of apples, Jammu and Kashmir to soon grow dates 

The horticulture department in February last year cultivated 50 plants of dates on trial basis at one of its nurseries in Vijaypur area of Samba in Jammu region.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Plan to increase dragon fruit acreage by 200 hectares in Andhra this financial year

At present, the dragon fruit is being cultivated in 195 hectares in the State.

published on : 10th July 2022

Terrace, vegetable gardens a hit among residents of Tamil Nadu's Tirupattur

An official said that the horticulture department introduced the nutrititious plant kit during the pandemic when there is a need for nutritious food and improved immunity.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Mangoes to turn costly in Dharmapuri as pests ravage orchards 

Dharmapuri is one of the largest producers of mangoes in the Western region.

published on : 9th May 2022

 2-day vegetable exhibition draws tourists to Ooty

After two years, this is the 11th vegetable show as there were no events in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 8th May 2022

Traditional farmers blame shallot variety CO5 for supply glut, fall in price

The supply glut has brought down procurement price of shallots to around Rs 10-12 a kilogram in the district, and traditional farmers blamed improved variety of seeds for the bumper yield.

published on : 6th April 2022

Kaani tribes sensitised to techniques in organic methods

About 50 farmers, including 40 tribal farmers of Chinnamayilar Kaani were given vegetable seeds of tomato, okra, brinjal, chilli, bitter gourd, ribbed gourd, snake gourd.

published on : 30th March 2022