Dragon Fruit Info
Growing Importance of Dragon Fruit Market in India
Dragon Fruit business
is gradually improving in India and in recent years farmers in the Sates of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka & Tamil Nadu have taken up Dragon fruit cultivation actively. As there are lots of advantages associated with this fruit, domestic cultivation is quite encouraging in different states of the country.
There are lots of advantages of
dragon fruit cultivation
as well as doing business. Firstly, it grows in any type of soil. Secondly the plant requires minimum maintenance as well as water intake. Thirdly Dragon Fruit has the ability to tolerate the climatic conditions of India. Another advantage is that commercially one can expect returns 2nd or 3rd year after planting. Not many business ventures start giving returns so early. The cuttings of the plant can be re-used for selling or further propagation. There is generally good demand for the product in global and international market. The fruit of the plant has a good taste hence demand is quite healthy for the product.
Before taking up cultivation, the farmers or growers should conduct a thorough study in order to ensure the possible business avenues or identify the target markets – be it a domestic or international geographical location. Experiments and farming surveys indicate that one can expect 5 to 6 tonnes of yield per acre, third year onwards. Going for market tie-ups is also recommended by the experts, if you are planning to venture into farming and business of Dragon Fruit. The All India area of Dragon Fruit cultivation has the scope to expand further in years to come.
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