research centre in J&K helps in saffron cultivation

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J&K: Research Centre At Pampore Helping Farmers To Boost Saffron Cultivation

The Advanced Research Station For Saffron & Seed Spices at the Dussu area of J&K's Pampore district is helping the farmers in saffron cultivation. As reported by the farmers, the latest technology has helped to boost cultivation assisting the farmers right from irrigation to fertilisers. The research centre was established under the National Saffron Mission by Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of… read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 03:17 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Saffron, Jammu and Kashmir, Central Government, nsm

Courtesy: ANI News

Saffron farm of Sikkim

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Saffron Crop Successfully Harvested In Sikkim; First Time Outside J&K

Sikkim's Yangyang village has successfully harvested the first crop of saffron under a pilot project. An official from Department of Science said the sowing area of saffron will be increased ten times from current 1000m² post quality assessment. The project, in collaboration with the Sikkim University’s Horticulture department, found the soil of Yangyang similar to Kashmir's Pampore. Currently, saffron cultivation is limited to Pampore,… read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 08:59 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Sikkim, Saffron, Spices, Pilot project, Ministry of Science and Technology, Jammu and Kashmir, Pampore, Budgam

Courtesy: Indian Express