crops grown in chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh: Horticulture

  Horticulture: Horticulture is a branch of agriculture. It deals with the art, science, technology, and business of growing plants. It includes the cultivation of medicinal plants, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, sprouts, mushrooms, algae, flowers, seaweeds and non-food crops which includes grass and ornamental trees and plants.   From the below 5 categories we can derive the importance of horticulture in Chhattisgarh. Fruit Crops – The major fruit crops grown in Chhattisgarh state are Mango, Guava, Lime, Litchi, Cashew-nut, Cheku etc., apart from these major fruit crops minor fruits like Sitafal, Bael, Ber, Anola etc., are also grown both as cultivated and wild crop. The total area of the fruit crops in the state is 2,39,676 ... Read more

Chhattisgarh: Agriculture

  Current Status: Agriculture is counted as the chief economic occupation of the state. According to a government estimate, net sown area of the state is 4.828 million hectares and the gross sown area is 5.788 million hectares. About 80% of the population of the state is rural and the main livelihood of the villagers is agriculture and agriculture-based small industry.Horticulture and animal husbandry also engage a major share of the total population of the state. Chhattisgarh is also called the “rice bowl of central India” The majority of the farmers are still practicing the traditional methods of cultivation, resulting ... Read more