Wednesday, March 23, 2011


Traditional areas of coconut cultivation in India are the states of Kerala,Tamil Nadu, Karnataka,Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal, Pondicherry, Maharashtra and Islands of Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar.

kerala is the largest coconut growing state in India, and is famous for the largest number of coconut trees in India. They are also famous for the coconut-based products like tender cocunt water, copra, cocunt oil, coconut cake, coconut toddy, coconut shell-based products, coconut wood-based products, coconut leaves, and coir pith.
Four southern states put together account for 92% of the total production in the country (Kerala 45.22%, Tamil Nadu 26.56%, Karnataka 10.85%, Andhra Pradesh 8.93% and other states 8.44%).
Coconut is cultivated mainly in the following Indian States
  • Kerala (All India Production 45%)
  • Tamil Nadu (All India Production 27%)
  • Karnataka (All India Production 11%)
  • Andhra pradesh (All India Production 9%)
  • Other States like Goa, Maharashtra, Orissa and West Bengal. In the North eastern states like Tripura and Assam also coconut cultivation exist

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