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Erode

District  : Erode

Erode district is situated in the Western Agro climatic zone. Minimum temperature prevailing is 21°C and maximum temperature is 39°C.

Soil Types:

Loamy soil and clayey 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 fruit crops like mango, banana, Sapota, Aonla and papaya, vegetables like tomato, brinjal, bhendi, onion, chillies, tapioca and yam, spices like turmeric, plantation crops like betel vine and cocoa and flowers like tube rose, jasmine and marigold.

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 Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components75-100%
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants-20-75%

State Horticulture Farms:

There are no State Horticulture Farms in the District.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS1321638465129.10
2VEGETABLES1004426942626.82
3PLANTATION CROPS160061457079.10
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS9525509905.35
5FLOWERS191696545.04
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS9.2673.877.98
 TOTAL5071886050416.97
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