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Gujarat plans to give Kerala a run for its coconuts


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tm narayanan
Fantastic
by tm narayanan (View MyPage) on Mar 21, 2017 07:41 AM

Excellent

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R Balasubramanian
coconut in Gujarat
by R Balasubramanian (View MyPage) on Mar 17, 2017 09:05 AM

Kera in Kerala means coconut. Maybe it is time to change the name of Kerala!

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chris alphonso
Coconut or grass?
by chris alphonso (View MyPage) on Mar 15, 2017 06:53 PM  | Hide replies

According to the BJP in Goa coconut plant is not a tree but just grass. Is it the same in other states?

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rohit dave
Re: Coconut or grass?
by rohit dave (View MyPage) on Mar 18, 2017 04:26 PM
The coconut palm root system[15] consists of an abundance of thin roots that grow outward from the plant near the surface. Only a few of the roots penetrate deep into the soil for stability. This type of root system is known as fibrous or adventitious, and is a characteristic of grass species

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Jai Ho
Re: Coconut or grass?
by Jai Ho (View MyPage) on Mar 18, 2017 04:56 PM
According to the Vatican, coconut is a Hindu plant, and hence, is taboo for its followers.

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Krunal Gajjar
Re: Coconut or grass?
by Krunal Gajjar (View MyPage) on Mar 18, 2017 12:39 PM
Yes, and coconut water is not water... its JUICE...

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Avijit Dey
Coconut
by Avijit Dey (View MyPage) on Mar 15, 2017 02:46 PM

Sufficient cultivation in West Bengal too but no mention

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Ramesh Koushik
Coconuts
by Ramesh Koushik (View MyPage) on Mar 15, 2017 01:01 PM

Kerala may have a lot of coconuts but few people who can climb trees and pluck them( I read articles dealing with this problem). May be, soon the people of Kerala may buy coconuts grown in Gujarat

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Logan D
Good to compete
by Logan D (View MyPage) on Mar 15, 2017 12:52 PM

Good that Gujarat wants to compete with southern states in Coconut. It's most welcome. Gujarat peoples' health with improve with coconut consumption too.

Gujarat does not have competition for diamonds. Competition from southern states ( Eg Telenghana .. as Hyderabad has the potential ) will help the industry and economy.

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khemaji Bheel
Coconut production in India.
by khemaji Bheel (View MyPage) on Mar 15, 2017 12:19 PM  | Hide replies

All India final estimates of Area and Production of Coconut - 2014-15
States /Union Territories      Production (Million nuts)
1      Kerala       4896.61
2      Karnataka       5141.15
3      Tamil Nadu       6917.46
4      Andhra Pradesh       1463.56

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meena damodharan
Re: Coconut production in India.
by meena damodharan (View MyPage) on Mar 15, 2017 12:27 PM
keralites are only interested in rubber plantations

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khemaji Bheel
Re: Re: Coconut production in India.
by khemaji Bheel (View MyPage) on Mar 15, 2017 12:32 PM
More than 30% of India’s coconut exports come from the state of Tamil Nadu. Its fertile soil harvests around 14,000 coconuts per hectare. The district of Krishnagiri sits atop all districts in India as the largest producer of coconut in the entire South Asia.(source)

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