Saturday 19th Oct 2019

Salem

District  : Salem

Salem district is situated in the North Western Agro climatic zone. Minimum temperature prevailing is 18°C and maximum temperature is 40°C.

Soil Types:

Loamy, Clayey, Alluvial, sandy Clay, sandy loam and acidic soil are the soil types found in the district

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:40.00
Summer:206.40
South West monsoon:406.90
North East Monsoon:376.60
Grand Total:993.90

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruits crops like mango, banana, guava, jack, sapota and aonla , vegetables like bhendi, tomato, brinjal, onion, chillies and tapioca, spices like pepper and turmeric , plantation crops like coffee, areca nut and 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%
4Rain fed Area Development programmeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
5National Agricultural Insurance Scheme--
BState and Central Shared Schemes  
1National Horticulture MissionSeeds, Planting Materials50-75 %
2National Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components75-100%
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants--
2National Bamboo Mission-50 %
DExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARMSeeds, Planting Materials50 %

State Horticulture Farms:

There are six State Horticulture Farms in the District which are Giant orchard, Karumandurai, SHF, Karumandurai, Mulluvadi, Maniyarkundam, Arunoothumalai and Yercaud.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS86529603511.10
2VEGETABLES2166252072324.04
3PLANTATION CROPS223871334815.96
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS5158294515.71
5FLOWERS35425857516.54
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS85669438.11
 TOTAL6225984521113.58
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