Interaction Between Palmarosa Farmers and Scientists Held at Narayanakuppam, Tamil Nadu

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An interactive session of scientists and Palmarosa farmers was held on 24th August 2019 at Narayanakuppam, Tamil Nadu, wherein the issues related to processing, quality control, marketing, etc. of Palmarosa crop were discussed.

 

Under the CSIR Aroma Mission, the seeds of improved variety, CIM-Harsh were provided to more than 100 farmers. As a result, the farmers who were getting an essential oil yield of about 5 kgs/acre/harvest are now getting more than 15 kgs of oil from one acre from each harvest; an increase of yield by almost three folds.

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