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Spice Farming
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Spice FarmingSpice farming is extensively done in the whole of India. Each spice is grown in an unique manner. Each plant needs a different climate, soil condition, irrigation, manure, pest control methods etc.

Every spice is grown in different parts of the country depending upon the climate of the particular place.Spices are grown with great care and many spices also go through various post agriciltural tratement as well.

Some common spices like chillies,ginger,mustard, turmeric etc are grown in various parts of the country.Karnataka produces many spices like Cardamom (Small), Chilly, Clove, Garlic, Ginger , Kokam , Nutmeg & Mace, Pepper, Turmeric, Vanilla. Kerala also produces many spices like Cardamom (Small), Cinnamon & Cassia, Clove, Ginger, Nutmeg & Mace, Pepper, Turmeric,Vanilla.Chilli grow best in warm and humid climate and it requires dry weather during the maturation of fruits.

The "Queen of Spices", Cardamom, enjoys a unique position in the international spices market, as one of the most sought after spices. India is known as the home of cardamom from time immemorial. Cardamom is indigenous to the evergreen forests of Western Ghats in South India. India was the main producer and exporter of this commodity till recently.

Large cardamom grows well in forest loamy soils with gentle to medium slopes. Water logged condition is detrimental to the growth of the plants. It performs well under shade.

Celery is a Rabi season crop. It requires cool climate during growth stage and warm dry climate during maturity. It can be cultivated in all most all types of soils but well drained loamy soil suits it the best. Generally, this crop is cultivated by transplanting method. Nursery is raised during November and seedlings are transplanted in the main main field in early January. Flowering takes place during March and seeds mature by end of April.

Clove is a tropical plant and requires warm humid climate. Generally it is believed that clove requires proximity to sea for the proper growth and yield, experience in India has shown that the trees do well in the hinterland conditions too. Clove thrives in all situations ranging from sea level upto an altitude of 1000 meters
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