Tuesday 20th Aug 2019

karur

District  : Karur

Karur district is situated in the Western and Cauvery Delta Agro climatic zones. Minimum temperature prevailing is 20°C and maximum temperature is 40°C.

Soil Types:

Loamy soil, clayey soil, alluvial soil, Sandy loam and Clay loam are the soil types found in the districts

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 guava, vegetables like tomato, brinjal, bhendi, chillies, onion and tapioca, spices like turmeric, plantation crops like betel vine and medicinal plants like gloriosa.

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 two State Horticulture Farms in the District, at Jeenur and Thimmapuram.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS353011645832.99
2VEGETABLES419417326841.31
3PLANTATION CROPS6780520617.68
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS76729923.90
5FLOWERS44942669.50
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS109916621.51
 TOTAL1681935070820.85
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