Banana Cultivation

Success Story of Precision Farming Technologies in Banana Cultivation07 Apr 2016

The success story describes the journey of Farm Fresh Banana, a private company based in Tamil Nadu, India, in promoting precision farming technology in banana cultivation which evoked a good response. The effort has been successful in increasing the bunch weight, area and production of banana as well as the income of banana farmers in Theni district. 

SATNET training facilitates banana trade between India and the Islamic Republic of Iran 12 May 2014

Theni District, located in Cumbum Valley in India's southern coastal State of Tamil Nadu, is an emerging 'banana hub' with 30,000 acres of the Grand Naine banana variety under cultivation. Favourable agro-climatic conditions in the valley ensure adequate heat as well as relative humidity of 80 per cent suitable for banana production.