District Profile - Davanagere

The Belgaum district is situated in the northern part of the state and has an area of 13415 sq.kms and stands fifth in area in the state.  Geographically, the district would be divided into 3 parts.  (1) Hilly Zone, (2) North-Transitional Zone (3) North Dry Zone.  Medium to deep black soils is found in major area of the district.
Major rivers like Krishna, Malaprabha, Ghataprabha flow through this district. different types of soils, climatic factors and irrigation facilities have created favourable conditions for extensive cultivation of horticulture crops.  Belgaum is one of the 3-4 districts in the northern Karnataka where horticulture crops are created extensively.  Hi-tech floriculture has gained prominence in recent years. In totality, this district is ideally
suited for cultivation of horticulture crops.

Horticulture Area & Production

Major Crops Area Production
Fruits 7300 130744
Vegetables 10197 190385
Spices 169 648
Plantations 44287 40094
Commercial Flowers 989 8294
Medicinal Plants    
Aromatic Plants 4  
Total 62946 370165

Horticulture Related Industries/Nurseries/Organization etc.

Farms & Nurseries

  • Public Nursery

Sl. No.  Name & Address of the nursery Proprietor of nursery Year of Establishment Annual Production capacity Crop/variety propagated
1 Avaragolla Horticulture Farm,Davanagere  Horticulture Department 1976 5000 Sapota,Mango Coconut
2 Garaga Horticulture Farm,Channagiri. Horticulture Department 1968 8000 Sapota,Mango Coconut
3 Belimalluru Horticulture Farm Honnali Horticulture Department 1965 8000 Sapota,Mango Coconut
4 Office Nursery Honnali (TQ) Horticulture Department 1965 5000 Coconut
5 K.Kallahalli Horticulture Farm, Harapanahalli Horticulture Department 1985 2000 Coconut,Curryleaf
6 Bullapura Horticulture Farm Harihara Horticulture Department 1971 5000 Sapota,Mango Coconut
7 Vyasagondanahalli Horticulture Farm Jagaluru Horticulture Department 1971 8000 Sapota,Mango Coconut, Lime

 

  • Private Nursery

Sl. No.  Name & Address of the nursery Proprietor of nursery Year of Establishment Annual Production capacity Crop/variety propagated
1 Bhargava Nursery Harihara. Jagadish   25,000 Mango,Sapota
2 Venkat Nursery T.B.Nagar Davanagere. Venkatesh 1999 1,00,000 Mango,Sapota,Tamarind,

Lime,Sandal,Rose

3 Balaji Nursery Anagodu Davanagere. Suresh 2003 20,00,000 Vegetable seedings
4 Sri Choudeshwari Nursery Farm Honnur G.HattiSir Krishnoji Rao 2009 30,00,000 Vegetable seedings
5 Jagadish Chandra bose nursery farm Tolahunase Davanagere Govinda Naik 2005 25,000 Mango,Sapota Ornamentals,Coconut Arecanut, Fig, Papaya, Rose, etc.