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Theni

District  : Theni

Theni district is situated in the Western Agro climatic zone. Minimum temperature prevailing is 24°C and maximum temperature is 38°C.

Soil Types:

Sandy Loam, clayey and alluvial soil is the soil types found in the district.

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:53.90
Summer:222.70
South West monsoon:170.80
North East Monsoon:382.40
Grand Total:829.80

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruits crops like mango, banana, grapes, guava and aonla, tropical vegetables like bhendi, tomato, brinjal, onion, temperate vegetables like cauliflower, beetroot and knol-khol, spices and condiments like pepper and cardamom and plantation crops like coffee and tea.

Schemes operated: 

S.NoName of the SchemeInputs SuppliedSubsidy
AState Schemes  
1Integrated Horticulture Development SchemeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
2National Agriculture Development Programme – Precision FarmingSeeds, Fertilizers-
3National Agriculture Development Programme – High Tech Productivity Enhancement ProgrammeVegetable Seeds50%
4National Agricultural Insurance Scheme--
BState and Central Shared Schemes  
1National Horticulture MissionSeeds, Planting Materials50-75 %
2National Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components75-100%
CExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARMSeeds, Planting Materials  50%

State Horticulture Farms:

There is one State Horticulture Farm in the District at Periyakulam.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS2406860556025.16
2VEGETABLES1211239442432.56
3PLANTATION CROPS306522871389.37
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS4000116442.91
5FLOWERS9751092011.20
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS80225028.13
 TOTAL71887131193618.25
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