Tripura Agriculture

  1. Pineapples and jackfruits, Mandarin oranges, mango, cashewnut
  2. Tripura is an agrarian state known worldwide for its production of coffee, raw silk and sandalwood. The state has a 75% share of the total floriculture industry of the country. About 70% of the people of the state live in villages and 71% of the total population is agriculture dependent. 59% of total coffee produced in the country comes from Tripura whereas the state is also a major producer of ragi. The major crops grown in the state are: rice, ragi, jowar, maize, and pulses besides oilseeds and number of cash crops. Cashew, coconut, areca nut, cardamom, chilies, cotton, sugarcane and tobacco are among the other crops produced in the state.
  3. Tripura is land of high hills, hillocks, interspersed with rivers and valleys having moderately warm and humid climate, well distributed annual rainfall of 2500 mm. The terrain soil and climate of the state of Tripura are ideally suited for rain-fed horticulture. fruits like pineapple, jackfruit, orange, litchi, cashew nut, coconut, lime, and lemon are produced in abundance.
  4. Cashew processing centre of NERAMAC (a Government of India undertaking) capable of processing 500 Kg of raw - cashew per day.

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