Flower production boosts greenhouse farming by 130% in decade in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, 8 March 2020
Flower gardens in Gujarat are now jumping high. Because of the greenhouse, the cultivation of flowers has increased and so has the export. Flower production has grown by 130% in the last 10 years. The largest markets are Rose, Marigold, Modara and Lily. Farmers fall behind in the cultivation of roses. Being an exportable source of equipment, he cultivates the fields only as per the local requirement. But the biggest thing is that 78 per cent of the acreage has increased, as against the increase in productivity per hectare the production has increased by 130 per cent. Two lakh tonnes are flowering in Gujarat. This is the proportion of the people of Gujarat having increased purchasing power and exports as well.

Where did the flowers grow?

Garden area

Flowers were planted in 11473 hectares in 2008-09. Which has increased to 20497 hectares in 2018-19. It has increased to 9024 hectares. Which represents a 10-year increase in planting by 78 percent.

Flower production

In 2008-09, 85216 tons of flowers were produced. Which has increased to 195856 tonnes in 10 years from 2018-19. Food production has grown by 130 percent in 10 years. Thus the productivity of flower gardens has increased.

Farmers see the consumption, not the scent of roses

Marigold’s gardens are growing more than a rose garden. Crocodile cultivation has increased slightly. But there has also been a huge increase in green planting and production. Thus the production of marigold and lily is increasing. Farmers are less interested in producing beautiful roses, but flower production is becoming more favorable as soon as they earn their income and immediately consume.

Production increases in central Gujarat

Farmers in North Gujarat and Saurashtra-Kutch are showing little interest in flowers where they are grown mostly for local needs. But there is less planting because there is no export facility. Flower cultivation is likely to increase as the international airport opens in Rajkot. Flowers are well produced in central Gujarat. Because it is being exported from Ahmedabad Airport. If the government still extends the facilities, exports can increase. But farmers are waiting to see what changes after the Ahmedabad airport becomes private.
Two lakh tonnes of flowers are produced in one lakh tonnes in central Gujarat.

The districts which are most interested in flowers are Navsari, Anand, Valsad, Vadodara, Ahmedabad.

As the greenhouse grows, the international flower market strengthens

As farmers are beginning to adopt greenhouse flower cultivation, quality flower production is beginning to emerge. There is a good demand abroad as well as local demand for flowers. The flowers grown in the greenhouse are good internationally because of their quality and quality, the demand abroad is good.

Export how much either

Flowers of high quality roses, zebra, carnation gladiolus, orchids, aneurysm, gypsophila etc. are produced and exported to the international market in green house cultivation. UHA Flowers are exported 27%, Netherlands 14%, Japan 13%, Germany 6%. Among the various flower products, India ranks third in the export of dried flowers, followed by Australia and South Africa.

Cultivation increases as the pods grow

It is necessary to keep cutflowers in the oyster after harvest. It is important to provide chemical sustainability during the collection, transport and use of flowers. Grading has to be done by the standards in the national and international markets. Double packing can be achieved by making good packing, book, button hole, floral arrangement, necklace, braid, gujar.

Flower oil and extracts market

Aromatic oils or extracts from aromatic flowers can be obtained in the field for perfumery and medicinal use. There is a growing demand for floral crafts that are drying flowers. Such recommendation for flowers has been made by the Botany Department of the Anand Agricultural University. Exports are exported overseas in the form of cutflowers, cauliflower nuggets and seeds, aromatic oils or extracts from flower plants. (Translated from Gujarati, read this Gujarati report for any real meaning.)

Production is in tones and area of ​​hectare
S.GUJARAT 2018-19 1222 22035 2697 25992 288 2629 2391 24742 761 6801 7359 71179
M.GUJARAT 2018-19 2345 22531 4718 46132 532 4769 1601 16053 1333 11826 10529 101310
N.GUJARAT 2018-19 183 1583 890 8296 5 34 0 0 55 478 1133 10391
SAURASTRA KUTCH 2018-19 428 3716 660 5828 31 283 59 497 297 298 1476 12976
TOTAL 2018-19 4178 38865 8965 86229 856 7715 4051 41292 2447 21755 20497 195856
TOTAL 2008-09 3372 23942 4009 34777 535 2670 2079 13630 1479 10198 11473 85216
INCRISED 9024 110640