What crops are grown in Sikkim?
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Thereof, what are the important fruits of Sikkim?
In Sikkim, it is the third important fruit crop.
- Mandarin. Introduction: Scientific Name : Citrus reticulate. Family : Rutaceae.
- Banana. Scientific Name: Musa spp. Family: Musaceae.
- Papaya. Scientific name: Carica papaya. Family: Caricaceae.
- Guava. Scientific Name: Psidium guajava linn. Family: Myrtaceae.
Beside above, why Sikkim is called organic state? Sikkim became the first state in India to officially announce adoption of organic farming in the year 2003 to ensure long term sustenance of soil fertility, protection of environment and ecology, healthy living and decreasing the risk of health ailments. The transition has benefitted more than 66, 000 farming families.
Moreover, what is special in Sikkim?
From paragliding, river rafting, cable car rides, challenging treks, shopping, sightseeing, to birdwatching, there is no dearth of activities in the breathtaking realms of Sikkim for all kinds of travelers.
Is turmeric a cash crop?
Considered a cash crop, turmeric is not currently among those 25 crops for which a support price is declared by the Centre.