Tuesday 20th Aug 2019

Thoothukudi

District  : Thoothukudi

Thoothukudi district is situated in the Southern Agro climatic zone. Minimum temperature prevailing is 23°C and maximum temperature is 42°C.

Soil Types:

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

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:22.00
Summer:60.00
South West monsoon:129.00
North East Monsoon:455.00
Grand Total:666.00

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruit crops like mango, banana, guava , sapota and aonla, vegetables like bhendi, tomato, brinjal, onion, tapioca , spices and condiments like chillies, tamarind and turmeric, plantation crops like betel vine and cashew ,flower crops like jasmine, chrysanthemum, tube rose, marigold, rose and medicinal plants like senna, coleus and aloe vera.

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%
4Rainfed Area Development programmeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
5National Agricultural Insurance Scheme--
BState and Central Shared Schemes  
1National Mission on Micro IrrigationDrip Irrigation components75-100%
CCentrally Sponsored Schemes  
1National Mission on Medicinal Plants--
DExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARMSeeds, Planting Materials50 %

State Horticulture Farms:

There are no State Horticulture Farms in the district.

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS945731197432.99
2VEGETABLES6173402936.53
3PLANTATION CROPS964510562610.95
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS15533159211.02
5FLOWERS31017105.51
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS1192311.94
 TOTAL4123947575711.54
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