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INDIA: Farmers take to profitable tuberose cultivation in South

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Owing to good profit margins, the farmers in Pennagaram, a picturesque hamlet near the Dharmapuri district in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu are fast picking up the tuberose cultivation.

According to the officials, the total acreage un...

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DHARMAPURI, TAMIL NADU, INDIA (JANUARY 07, 2011) (ANI-NO ACCESS BBC)

TUBEROSE FARM
WOMAN WORKING IN THE FARM
FARMERS WORKING
FARMER PLUCKING THE TUBEROSE BUDS
FARMERS WORKING
TUBEROSE PLANT

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DHARMAPURI, TAMIL NADU, INDIA (JANUARY 07, 2011) (ANI-NO ACCESS BBC)

TUBEROSE FARM
WOMAN WORKING IN THE FARM
FARMERS WORKING
FARMER PLUCKING THE TUBEROSE BUDS
FARMERS WORKING
TUBEROSE PLANT

(SOUNDBITE) (English) S. MUKUNDHAN, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF HORTICULTURE, DHARMAPURI DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU, SAYING:
"As far as the tuberose is concerned it is one of the important flower crops in Pennagaram block. The farmers are cultivating around 120 hectares of the area. Day by day the tuberose (farming) area is increasing due to various factors. One (reason) is that the market is very good, good price (is there) for farmer. As well as (it is) less laborious."

WOMEN PLUCKING TUBEROSE BUDS
TUBEROSE BUDS

(SOUNDBITE) (Tamil) M. DHANAPAL, TUBEROSE FLOWER FARMER, SAYING:
"In today's markets the Sampangi (tuberose) flowers costs Rs 30 to 40 per kilogram (USD 0.66-0.88) and the hybrid costs Rs 40 to 50 (USD 0.88-1.10) per kilogram and it is beneficial. And for one acre we get 50 kilograms of flower in normal and in hybrid we get more, the cultivation is also easier and starts in three months, we get good yield and profits in one year."

TUBEROSE BUDS COLLECTED IN A SACK
WORKER CLEANING TUBEROSE BUDS
TUBEROSE SACKS BEING LOADED IN A TRUCK

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