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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(10): 3687-3694
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.710.426


Problems and Prospects of Cashew Cultivation in India - An Overview
H.R. Bhoomika* and N. Sudha Rani
College of Horticulture, Mudigere, Chickmagalur (D), Karnataka -577 132, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Cashew, a perennial tree well known as ‘poor man’s crop’ is a source of highly priced cashew nuts. India being the leading producer, consumer and second largest exporter of cashew in the world, has a prime position in cashew trade in the world market. But the productivity level of Indian cashew is far less than that of its close competitors viz., Vietnam, Nigeria, Cote de’Ivoire, Philippines etc. The cashew processing sector in India is one of the largest in the world and has given huge employment to rural people especially the women folk. Some of the cashews processing industries in India are still under unorganized sector. Increasing demand for the nuts has necessitated the increased production. The present review is an attempt made towards understanding the Indian cashew industry in relation to its position in the global market, problems being faced by the cashew industry and the scope in future.


Keywords: Cashew, Industry, Processing, Problem, Scope
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Bhoomika, H.R. and Sudha Rani, N. 2018. Problems and Prospects of Cashew Cultivation in India - An Overview.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(10): 3687-3694. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.710.426