Cashew Plantation

In the 25,658.11 ha. of land held by the Company, between the years 1982-87, the Company has raised 3714 ha. of cashew plantations from seed origin seedlings and between the years 1992-93 to 2008-09, the Company raised 9030.80 ha. of cashew plantation with high yielding variety grafts.  These high yielding variety grafts totaling to 17,29,836 have been maintained with weeding, soil working and fertilizer applications.  High yielding varieties like Ullal-I, III, Vengurla-IV, Vengurla-I, Goa 11/6, NRCC Selection II, K 22/1, UN 50, Dhana & Vriddhachalam-III varieties have been planted in the Company’s plantations.  The Company has also established 120.275 ha. of clonal bank for production and multiplication of high yielding variety of cashew scions. The following high yielding variety of cashew are available for scion production  in the clonal banks namely; Ullal-I, II, III, IV, M 10/4, 3/7 Guntur, 8/46 Thaliparamba, Vriddhachalam III, Vengurla-I, II, III, IV, BLA 139/1, NRCC Selection I, II, 3/108 Gubbi, 2/97 Kerala, 9/66 Andhra, 5/23 Kundapur, 6/21 Moodabidri, Illanthila-I, II, III, IV, Goa 11/6, K 22/1, UN 50 and Dhana.