District Profile - Dakshina Kannada
Dakshina Kannada is a coastal district situated on the western part of Karnataka. This district is in the tropical region having a hot and humid climate and is highly suitable for cultivation of horticultural crops. Coconut, Arecanut, Cashew, Pepper, Okra and Tapioca are the some of important horticultural crops of the district. In recent days, cultivation of aromatic and medicinal plants have caught the attention of the growers.
The department of Horticulture is providing necessary technical know-how to farmers apart from supply of quality planting planting material through various schemes. Perennial horticultural crops occupy a major chunk of horticultural crops grown in the district.
Horticulture Area & Production
Horticulture Related Industries/Nurseries/Organization etc.
|Name & Address||Commodities Processed|
|M/s. Sri Siddivinayaka Industries, Bantwala taluk, Bantwala taluk,||cashew|
|M/s. Fox Cashew Industries, Jogottu, Valpady post, Shirthady, Mangalore taluk.||cashew|
|M/s. Swastik Cashew Industries , Belthangady Tq.,||cashew|
|Sri Lakshmi devi cashews, Nellikaru village,||cashew|