"HORTICULTURE DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA": FORWARD WAY AHEAD

Dr. Sunil Kumar Choudhary

Abstract


The horticulture sector encompasses a wide range of crops e.g., fruit crops, vegetables crops, potato and tuber crops, ornamental crops, medicinal and aromatic crops, spices and plantation crops. While the first few Five-Year Plans assigned priority to achieving self sufficiency in food grain production, over the years, horticulture has emerged as an indispensable part of agriculture, offering a wide range of choices to the farmers for crop diversification.  It also provides ample opportunities for sustaining large number of agro industries which generate substantial employment opportunities. 

Keywords


Horticulture, Sustainable development, cropping patterned & Diversification

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