Maharashtra government to set up 'citrus estate' in Paithan to provide sweet lime saplings

The Maharashtra government is gearing to set up a 'citrus estate' in Paithan to provide sweet lime saplings to farmers in Aurangabad and Jalna. Maharashtra ranks first in the country in sweet lime cultivation, with 21,525 hectares being used in Aurangabad and 14,325 hectares in Jalna.

The citrus estate will supply saplings work in a radius of 100 kilometres. It will strive to ensure disease-free, good quality sweet lime saplings are planted. Farmers will also be trained in various agricultural techniques.

Source: freepressjournal.in


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