District Profile - Dharwad

Dharwar district has its own specially amongst the northern districts of Karnataka.  Kalaghatagi taluk falls under Malnad region.  Whereas Dharwar is in Semi Malnad region.  Hubli, Kundagol, Navalgunda taluks are maiden areas.  Soils are predominantly black and red sandy soils.  Navalgund taluk is a dry taluk.  Dharwar and Kalaghatagi taluks receives very high rainfall where as Kundagol taluk receives less rainfall.  Malaprabha Dam in Savadatti taluk is irrigating about 14.8% of the land in Hubli and Navalagund taluks.  Dharwar Alphonso is next only to Ratnagiri Alphonso.  In totality, there is a lot of potentiality for converting this district into an agri-export zone.

Horticulture Area & Production

Major Crops Area Production
Fruits 8361 87024
Vegetables 46965 410157
Spices 53870 25391
Plantations 581 74
Commercial Flowers 246 629
Medicinal Plants 13 7
Aromatic Plants    
Total 110036 523282

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 Dharwad District Nursery Horticulture Department 1961-62    
2 Dhummawad Horticulture Farm Horticulture Department 1967-68 25,000 Mango, Sapota, Guava,Curryleaf, Lemon
3 Jigalur Horticulture Farm Horticulture Department 1975 25,000 Mango, Sapota, Guava,Curryleaf, Lemon
4 Kanavihonnapur Horticulture Farm Horticulture Department 1965 10,000 Coconut, Lemon, Curryleaf
5 Dastikoppa Horticulture Farm Horticulture Department 1963-64 8,000 Mango, Coconut, Curryleaf
6 Bengeri Horticulture Farm Horticulture Department 1969 10,000 Rose, Sapota, Curryleaf, Drumstick
7 University of Agricultural Sciences Dharwad UAS Dharwad 1970 1,50,000 Mango, Sapota, Guava,Curryleaf, Tamarind, Drumstick
8 Kumbapur Farm UHS Bagalkote 1994 1,00,000 Mango, Sapota, Guava,Curryleaf, Tamarind, Drumstick

 

  • Private Nursery

Sl. No.  Name & Address of the nursery Proprietor of nursery Year of Establishment Annual Production capacity Crop/variety propagated
1 Akshaya Nursery, Dharwad district Panchakshary Hiremath 2006-07 35,000 mango, Sapota, Rose, Lawn, Ornamentals
2 Raj Nursery Hubli Smt.Padmavati Dharmanna Hanumakkanavar Hubli 1995 30,000 Mango, Sapota, Guava
3 Shemantika Nursery Hubli Smt.Mangalabai Deshpande Hubli 2008-09 1,25,000 Coconut, Almond, Ornamentals
4 Shiva Nursery Chikkamalligawad Shri Pakkirappa Balappa Kadtal Chikkamalligawad 2009-10 85,000 mango, Sapota, Curryleaf, Guava, Tamrind, Jamun, SitaPhal, Coconut, Rose, Ornamentals
5 Nursery Narendra Cross Dharwad Shri Irappa Basappa Ganti Narendra 2010-11 1,00,000 Mango, Sapota, Curryleaf, Guava, Tamrind, Coconut, Lime, Jamun, SitaPhal, Jackfruit, Rose, Hibiscus, Ornamentals