India: 'Kagzi Lemons' just months away from getting GI tag

Karnataka is just months away from securing the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for a rare variety of lemon, largely grown in the northern plains of the state. The  'Kagzi Lemon' would be the second lemon variety in India to get the label after Manipur's 'Kachai Lemon'.

After five years of efforts, the Karnataka State Lime Development Board (KSLDB), supported by scientists of the Horticulture University of Bagalkot, is awaiting the final clearance from the GI Registry of India in Chennai.


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