Tuesday 20th Aug 2019

Cuddalore

District  : Cuddalore

Cuddalore district is situated in the North Eastern and Cauvery Delta Agro climatic zones. Minimum temperature prevailing is 19°C and maximum temperature is 40°C.

Soil Types:

Loamy soil, Clayey soil and Alluvial soil, Sandy loam and Sandy clay soil are the soil types found in the district

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:16.80
Summer:109.50
South West monsoon:238.40
North East Monsoon:287.50
Grand Total:652.20

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are mainly cashew, fruits crops like banana, sapota, jack, aonla and guava, vegetables like tomato, brinjal, bhendi, chillies, tapioca and onion, spices like turmeric and plantation crop like betel vine.

Schemes operated:

S.NoName of the SchemeInputs SuppliedSubsidy
AState Schemes  
1Integrated Horticulture Development SchemeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
2National Agriculture Development Programme – Precision FarmingSeeds, Fertilizers50%
3National Agriculture Development Programme – High Tech Productivity Enhancement ProgrammeVegetable Seeds50%
4National Agricultural Insurance Scheme  
5Rainfed Area Development Programme -50% 
BState and Central Shared Schemes  
1National Horticulture MissionVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50-75%
2National Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components75-100%
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants-20-75%
2National  Bamboo Mission-50%
DExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARMSeeds, Planting Materials50%

State Horticulture Farms:

There are two State Horticulture Farms in the District, one at Neyveli and the other at Vridhachalam

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS705423116332.77
2VEGETABLES742520813928.03
3PLANTATION CROPS31023341201.10
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS56921193.72
5FLOWERS605745712.32
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS161184011.42
 TOTAL4684048484110.35
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