Rajasthan Horticulture Outlook

Rajasthan Horticulture Outlook

Agriculture and allied sector is the backbone of the State’s economy and contributes around 24% to the GSDP. Nearly 75% of the population on of the State resides in the rural areas and about 62% depends on agriculture and allied activities for their livelihood.

Rajasthan is also a key state in terms of production of horticultural produce, particularly spices, medicinal and aromatic plants. The State contributes around 10% to India’s total spices and 15% to Medicinal and Aromatic Plants production. As per the annual estimates of GoI for 2015-16, the state produced around:

  • 6.82 lakh MT of fruits,
  • 19.87 lakh MT of vegetables,
  • 0.06 lakh MT of flowers,
  • 10.56 lakh MT of spices and
  • 1.87 lakh MT of medicinal and aromatic plants.

The state is one of the leading producers of Coriander, Cumin, Fennel, Fenugreek, Ajwain, Garlic, Dilseed, Psyllium Husk and Henna.

Area, Production and Productivity of Key Horticulture Categories in Rajasthan

Horticuture Categories Rajasthan

Key Horticulture Products of Rajasthan

Horticulture Infrastructure of Rajasthan

Horticulture related Research Institutes in Rajasthan

  • Ajmer:
    • Adaptive Trial Centres, Tabiji Reasearch Institute
  • Alwar:
    • Agriculture Research Station, Navgaun
  • Bharatpur:
    • National Rapeseed & Mustard Research Institute
    • Adaptive Trial Centres, Malikpur
  • Bikaner:
    • Agriculture Research Station, Beechwal
    • Adaptive Trial Centres, Loonkaran
  • Bundi:
    • Adaptive Trial Centres, Chattarpura
  • Chittaurgarh:
    • Adaptive Trial Centres, Chittorgarh
  • Jaipur:
    • Agriculture Research Station, Durgapura
  • Jalore:
    • Agriculture Research Station, Keshwana
  • Jodhpur:
    • Central Arid Zone Research Institute
    • Arid Forest Research Institute
    • Agriculture Research Station, Mandore
    • Adaptive Trial Centres, Rampura
  • Kota:
    • Agriculture Research Station, Ummedganj
  • Pali:
    • Adaptive Trial Centres, Sumerpur
  • Sikar:
    • Agriculture Research Station, Fatehpur
  • Sriganganagar:
    • Agriculture Research Station, Ganganagar
    • Adaptive Trial Centres, Shri Karanpur
  • Tonk:
    • Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute
  • Udaipur:
    • Agriculture Research Station, Udaipur

Centers of Excellence:

  • Six Centers of Excellences on Citrus, Mango, Orange, Guava, Datepalm and Pomegranate have been established in the state.