Agricultural Sciences


Agro-technology for Mass Production of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.)


Agricultural Sciences, Engineering Sciences

Focus Area:

Production of Saffron

Social Benefits:

Salient features of CSIR-IHBT technology: Agro technology for production of saffron in non traditional areas , Standardized tissue culture protocol for disease free production of corms , CSIR-IHBT support to farmers , Introduction in non-traditional areas , Skill development

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Himachal Pradesh

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Demonstration

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Brief Description

Description :

Market potential: 1. The global saffron market USD 881.Technology Demonstration million . 2. CAGR of Technology Demonstration.3% from 2020 to 202Technology Demonstration. 3. 90% of total saffron is grown in Iran

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