TOBACCO CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Tobacco / Nicotiana tabacum belongs to the Solanaceae family. It has more than 60 species, of which two are commercially cultivated for the production of tobacco. They are N.tabacum and N.rustica. Alm…

TEA CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Tea / Camellia sinensis belongs to the Theaceae family and is the most important beverage in India. Tea is the dried leaf of a bush and contains theine and is very aromatic. Tea is stimulating and soo…

SUGARCANE CULTIVATION

Sugarcane / Saccharum officinarum is a wide crop in India and belongs to the Gramineae family. In India, it is called Oos, Ganna, Eekh, Chu, Sherdi, Karumbu, Pundaram, Karibpu, Cheruku, Petta patti ka…

RUBBER CULTIVATION

Rubber / Hevea brasiliensis belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family. Rubber is the solid elastic material that is obtained from the latex of tropical trees. Rubber comes from a tree called Hevea brasilien…

MINT FARMING

Mint / Mentha piperita belongs to the Lamiaceae family. Mint is an aromatic perennial herb. It is also called Pudina Patta, Puthina, Pudhinaa, Pudian, Marga pallo, Hara Pudina, Fudino, Phodina, Putiyi…

JUTE CULTIVATION

Jute / Corchorus belongs to the Tiliaceae family. Jute is a soft, flexible and hardwearing bast fiber. Jute fibers are long, lustrous, resilient and softer to touch. It has a natural color in light ta…

COTTON CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Cotton / Gossypium is an important cash crop belonging to the Malvaceae family. It is a soft fiber that grows in a protective case called a boll. Cotton is a shrub that grows well in tropical and sub-…

COFFEE CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Coffee / Coffea belongs to the Rubiaceae family and is mainly for its seeds called coffee beans. Coffee is a flowering plant and the trees are usually small with white flowers. Coffee is mainly used a…

COCONUT FARMING

Coconut / Cocos nucifera belongs to the Arecaceae family which also means it is a palm. It is an important crop in India. It is also called Thengai, Thenga, Nariyal, Tenginkayi, Nalikeram, Tenkay, Kob…