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Cashew

 

Cashew Plantations

 

APFDC has Cashew Plantations over an area of  8950.86 ha. in the Districts of Khammam, East & West Godavari, Guntur, Prakasam, Nellore and Chittoor including older plantations taken over from A.P.Forest Department. 

 

APFDC has started planting Cashew from 1978-79 onwards.

The following are the Division-wise Cashew Plantations raised by APFDC Ltd.,


Division

Area in ha.

Eluru

1103.07

Rajahmundry

194.20

Kothagudem

59.00

Paloncha

46.00

Sathupalli

156.54

Jangareddy Gudem

0

Kavali (S)

2057.51

Kavali (N)

2869.15

Nellore

756.59

Naidupet

1156.15

Satyavedu

552.65

Total:

8950.86

 

Sale of Cashew

APFDC sells the right to collect Cashew usufruct by way of tenders/open auction, which will be called generally in the month of October to December. Tender forms will be available at Head Office as well as Regional Offices which can be obtained on payment of cost of tender form. The annual revenue through sale of cashew usufruct is about Rs.200.00 lakhs.

Yields and Revenue of Cashew

The yields and the revenue earned from the sale of Cashew usufruct for the last five years is as follows:

 



Year

Yield in MTs

Rs. in lakhs

2006-07

438.90

184.89

2007-08

366.63

166.45

2008-09

319.63

154.70

2009-10

165.86

169.87

2010-11

307.604

206.30

 

For Silvicultural aspects of Cashew click on below file.