Category: Geography

Saffron cultivation and production in India

Saffron cultivation and production in India has a long history. It is believed that saffron cultivation in India started some 2500 years back. Saffron is considered world’s costliest spice. One kilogram of Saffron costs up to 3-4 lakhs Indian rupees in...

Rapeseed-Mustard production in India

Mustard is the second most important oilseed in India after Soybean. It accounts for nearly 25% of the total oilseed production in India. Mustard seeds are used for extraction of edible vegetable oil which is used for cooking. As per...

Top 10 Groundnut Producing countries

Peanut, also known as groundnut and goober (Arachis hypogaea) is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds. Groundnut seeds are a good source of Protein, Edible oil, Vitamine and animal fodder. It is widely grown in the tropics and subtropics...

Milk production in India | Top 10 milk producing states of India

Milk production in India I have written in another post that India is world’s largest milk producing country. India produced 146.3 million tonnes of milk during the Financial Year 2014-15. In this post, I am going to write about the Top 10 milk producing states...

Kiwifruit Production in India

Kiwifruit is, also known as Chinese gooseberry is a vine fruit. It is a highly nutritious fruit with a size of a duck egg with different taste. It is mainly used in salads and fruit shakes. Kiwifruit Production in India is relatively...

Top 10 milk producing countries in 2015

This is the list of top 10 milk producing countries in 2015. I will be talking about the production and trade in the particular country in the rest of the post. India The United States of America China Pakistan Brazil...

Leading Producing States of various crops in India

The table below shows the Leading Producing States of various crops in India. The crops have been categorized based on their popular uses. The food crops are mostly produced in the northern part of the country. The spices are mostly produced...

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