Agricultural Sciences


China Hybrid Tea (Camellia sinensis): Agrotechnology Package


Agricultural Sciences

Focus Area:

Hybrid Tea

Social Benefits:

High yielding quality clone 'Him Sphurti with 25 per cent higher production , Mechanical harvesting of tea leaves, mechanical skiffing, pruning and pit making , Quality tea manufacturing process both for green and black tea , Processes for value addition to low grade teas and teas dust to diversified tea based products , Training skill development on modern agro practices and tea processing , Quality planting material of high yielding quality clone

Developing Agency:

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

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

CSIR-IHBT has contributed in rejuvenation of dilapidated tea plantations and developed improved methods of plantation management viz., pruning cycle, plucking standards, fertilizer application, weed management, disease and insect pest management, and post-harvest management.

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