Cultivation of Anthurium in Mizoram, India: present scenario and future prospect


Anthurium is cultivated in Mizoram state, India since the year 2002, with approximately 300 families presently engaged in the cultivation. The scenario of cultivation and production of Anthurium in Mizoram and nutrient management in Anthurium cultivation to increase its growth and productivity is discussed in this paper. Recognizing the potential for increasing Anthurium production in view of ideal climatic conditions and other resources, more investment is needed to boost the production in Mizoram. The technological inputs in the cultivation and processing need to be upgraded and modernized on more scientific lines. Market development and market promotion along with research and development need to be strengthened.

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