Spices for Sustainable Development in Northeast Region


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  • R Dinesh ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Kerala 673 012
  • Lijo Thomas ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Kerala 673 012
  • V Srinivasan ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Kerala 673 012

Abstract

The spice crops, which form a unique segment within the agricultural sector due to its high income generation potential and export orientation, is an important part of the agrarian economy of the Northeast Region (NER). A wide variety of spice crops, both indigenous and exotic, are cultivated in diverse agro-climatic conditions across the eight states of the NER. Spices play an important role in the economy and culture of the region. They are a major source of income for farmers and provide employment to a large number of people in the region. Spices are also an essential part of the Northeastern cuisine, adding their unique flavour and aroma to dishes.

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2024-02-15

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2024-02-15

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Dinesh, R., Thomas, L., & Srinivasan, V. (2024). Spices for Sustainable Development in Northeast Region. Indian Horticulture, 68(6), 67-71. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IndHort/article/view/148521