The Karnataka horticulture department is now looking at ways to ensure prevention of wastage of jackfruit. In this regard, it will look at food processing companies to develop value-added export products.
According to S A Ravindranath, minister for horticulture and sugar, Government of Karnataka, horticulture/ agriculture department along with farmers groups have to initiate work in identifying and developing district level gene-pools that can produce grafts of jackfruit trees that give excellent fruits in different seasons. Read more
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