Saturday 25th Jan 2020


District  : Thanjavur

Thanjavur district is situated in the Cauvery Delta Agro climatic zone. Minimum temperature prevailing is 20°C and maximum temperature is 41°C.

Soil Types:

Loamy, clayey and sandy alluvial are the soil types found in the district.

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
South West monsoon:665.70
North East Monsoon:1112.80
Grand Total:1954.70

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, and tapioca, plantation crops like cocoa and betel vine and flowers like jasmine and crossandra.

Schemes operated: 

BState and Central Shared Schemes

S.NoName of the SchemeInputs SuppliedSubsidy
AState Schemes  
1Integrated Horticulture Development SchemeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
2National Agriculture Development Programme – High Tech Productivity Enhancement ProgrammeVegetable Seeds50%
3National Agricultural Insurance Scheme--
1National Horticulture MissionSeeds, Planting Materials50-75 %
2National Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components75-100%
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National  Bamboo Mission-50 %
DNational Mission on Medicinal PlantsSeeds, Planting Materials20-75%

State Horticulture Farms:

There are two State Horticulture Farms in the District one at Aduthurai and the other at Marungulam.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
3PLANTATION CROPS3915158891915.04
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS354380310.74
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