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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(11): 3496-3502
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.711.399


Production and Economics of Turmeric Cultivation
K. Dhanalakshmi*, K. Chitra, R. Manimekalai, C. Balisasikumar and K. Karthikeyani Vijayakumari
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Vamban, Pudkkottai, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Turmeric strictly speaking is a condiment crop which has been used for colouring, flavoring and medicinal purposes. Turmeric occupies prominent position among the spices produced in India. It ranks fourth in area and second in production. In the area of export, turmeric occupies second position in terms of quantity and fourth position in the export earnings among the spices. Turmeric the golden spice is widely cultivated in different countries such as India, China, Myanmar, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Indonesia etc. Among these countries, India occupies first position in area, and also in production. In India, turmeric is grown in 18 states and Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and West Bengal are the major turmeric producing states


Keywords: Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.), Medicinal purposes
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Dhanalakshmi, K., K. Chitra, R. Manimekalai, C. Balisasikumar and Karthikeyani Vijayakumari, K. 2018. Production and Economics of Turmeric Cultivation.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(11): 3496-3502. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.711.399