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Pepper

Pepper Plantations

Pepper is grown as an inter-crop in lush green coffee estates of APFDC. It is grown as a climber on the shade trees in coffee estates. At present there are about 3.50 lakh Pepper standards including 2.00 lakh standards planted during the past two years.
 

The following are the Division-wise Plantations of Pepper.



Division

Area in ha.

No. of standards

Paderu

623

87869 + 5000

Chintapalli (North)

699

91704 + 6000

Chintapalli (South)

785

70811 + 6000

RV Nagar (East)

902

78317 + 8000

RV Nagar (West)

1001

80516 + 10000

Pepper has a very good international market. Thus it is adding to the income generated from Coffee plantations.
The following are the details of Pepper yields and revenues realised during the past five years.



Year

Yield (in MT)

Revenue (Rs. in lakhs)

2007-08

54.76

75.97

2008-09

13.40

16.14

2009-10

123.00

176.00

2010-11

32.00

91.00

2011-12

18.50

70.00