Project for development of tree borne oilseeds-Mahuda (Madhuca indica) B.H.: 12914
Mandates and Objectives
To survey, identify-select, multiply and introduce plus (elite) trees from forest areas of Gujarat for cultivation.
To standardize propagation techniques for getting true to type trees on commercial scale mainly through cutting, softwood grafting and inarching. To establish elite orchard.
To evolve production practices/agro-techniques for achieving maximum yield per tree and to develop plant protection measures.
General:Rain-fed/dry farming area where mahuda trees exist or existed in near past in whole of Gujarat
Rain-fed area lying between Sahyadri and Satpuda hills inSouth Gujarat
Madhya Gujarat, Saurashtra and Kutch