Improved varieties of Coconut, Arecanut and Cocoa for higher productivity


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Authors

  • N R Nagaraja ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, Kerala 671 124
  • S Elain Apshara ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, Kerala 671 124
  • V Niral ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, Kerala 671 124

Abstract

Plantation crops in the Indian context, are important contributors to the agrarian economy of the nation, supporting ancillary industrial development and providing livelihood security to millions of farm families across the country. Among the plantation crops, coconut, arecanut and cocoa are predominantly grown by small land holders and about 12 million people in the country are dependent on these crops for their livelihood. Hence, development of improved varieties with higher productivity is imperative.

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2022-11-02

Published

2022-11-02

How to Cite

Nagaraja, N. R., Apshara, S. E., & Niral, V. (2022). Improved varieties of Coconut, Arecanut and Cocoa for higher productivity. Indian Horticulture, 67(6), 31-37. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IndHort/article/view/129746