Cultivation


Aroma mission aims to popularize some aromatic crops for specific agroclimatic regions of the country providing handsome profits to the farmers. These crops have been selected looking at their indigenous demand for ensuring sustainable supply of the raw material to the aroma industry. The common cultivation practices for obtaining higher yields have been described here crop-wise.
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    Lemongrass

    Lemongrass thrives well in a wide range of soils ranging from rich loamy to poor...

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    Geranium

    Geranium crop responds very well to manures and fertilizers. 60 kg phosphorus, 4...

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    Palmarosa

    PRC1, CIM-Harsh PRC1 (CSIR-CIMAP) Release Year : 1986 Developed through com...

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    Menthol Mint

    Bihar hairy caterpillar and semilooper are few serious pests, which can be manag...

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    Khus

    Cost of cultivation : Rs. 1,50,000/ha Gross return : Rs. 4,00,000/ha Net profi...

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    Tulsi

    Tulsi can be grown in wide variety of climates. It grows as a perennial in tropi...

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    Patchouli

    Patchouli can be cultivated in wide range of soils. However, a deep soil rich in...

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    Rosemary

    Rosemary crop can be harvested 2-3 times in a year depending on whether it is cu...

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    Java Citronella

    Only in areas where well distributed rains occur throughout the year, otherwise ...

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    Damask Rose

    Damask Rose responds very well to manures and fertilizers. In first year 150 kg ...

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    Jammu Monarda

    Monarda citriodora (Jammu Monarda) is one of the essential oil yielding herbaceo...

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    Lavender

    RRL-12 (CSIR-IIIM)

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    Muskbala

    Himbala (CSIR-IHBT)

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    Sea Wormwood

    Cost of cultivation : Rs. 50,000/ha Gross return : Rs. 2,00,000/ha Net profit ...

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    Thimsingli

    Him Surabh (CSIR-IHBT)

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    Wild Marigold

    Himgold (CSIR-IHBT)

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    Rosagrass

    RRL(J)CN-5, Himrosa, Tawirosa (CSIR-IIIM)...