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Tirunelveli

District  : Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli district is situated in the Southern Agro climatic zone. Minimum temperature prevailing is 18°C and maximum temperature is 40°C.

Soil Types:

Loamy and clayey are the soil types found in the district.

Rain Fall:

SeasonRain fall (mm)
Winter:72.60
Summer:141.90
South West monsoon:92.60
North East Monsoon:429.80
Grand Total:736.90

Major Horticulture Crops:

Major horticulture crops cultivated in this district are fruits crops like mango, banana, lime and aonla, vegetables like bhendi, tomato, brinjal, onion, spices and condiments like chillies and tamarind and flower crops like jasmine and rose.

Schemes operated: 

S.NoName of the SchemeInputs SuppliedSubsidy
AState Schemes  
1Integrated Horticulture Development SchemeVegetable Seeds, Planting Materials50%
2Western Ghat development Programme--
3National Agriculture Development Programme – Precision FarmingSeeds, Fertilizers50%
4National Agriculture Development Programme – High Tech Productivity Enhancement ProgrammeVegetable Seeds50%
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--
DExternally Aided Schemes- TN IAMWARMSeeds, Planting Materials50 %

State Horticulture Farms:

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

Horticultural crops statistics:

S.NoName of the CropAreaProdn.Provty.
1FRUITS2034747687123.44
2VEGETABLES48698732417.93
3PLANTATION CROPS2579417889126.94
4SPICES & CONDIMENTS182573064.00
5FLOWERS15061628910.82
6MEDICINAL & AROMATIC CROPS7123927.00
 TOTAL5441476694314.09
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