Floriculture & Seeds

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India is bestowed with several agro-climatic zones conducive to the production of sensitive and delicate floriculture products. During the decade after liberalization floriculture industries took giant steps in the export arena. This era has seen a dynamic shift from sustenance production to commercial production. As per the National Horticulture Database published by National Horticulture Board, during 2020-21 the area under floriculture production in India was 322 thousand hectares with the production of 2152 thousand tonnes of loose flowers and 828 thousand tonnes of cut flowers. Floriculture is now commercially cultivated in several states with highest area in states such as Kerala (16.5%), Tamil Nadu (13.3%), Karnataka (11.4%),  Madhya Pradesh (11.1%) and Uttar Pradesh (7%) have gone ahead of other producing states like Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Mizoram, Gujarat, Orissa, Jharkhand, Haryana, Assam and Chhattisgarh.


Indian floriculture industry comprises flowers such as Rose, Tuberose, Glads, Anthurium, Carnations, Marigold, etc. Cultivation is undertaken in open farm conditions as well as state-of-the-art poly and greenhouses.


India's total export of floriculture was Rs. 771.41 Crores/103.47 USD Millions in 2021-22. The major importing countries were U.S.A, Netherland, Germany, U.K, United Arab EMTs, Canada and Italy. There are more than 300 export-oriented units in India. More than 50% of the floriculture products are produced in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh. With the technical collaborations from foreign companies, the Indian floriculture industry is poised to increase its share in world trade.

India has also been exporting fruits and vegetable seeds and exports during 2021-22 stood at Rs. 750.70 crores/100.79 USD Millions. Netherland, U.S.A, Bangladesh, Thailand, United Arab EMTs and Japan were the major markets for India’s fruits and vegetable seeds.

 
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