Agricultural Sciences


Damask rose (Rosa damascena): agro and processing technology


Agricultural Sciences

Focus Area:

Damask rose

Social Benefits:

Salient features of CSIR-IHBT technology :- Two cultivars namely Jwala and Himroz were developed with flower yield of 25-30 q/ha and essential oil yield of 650-800 g/ha Jwala is recommended for cultivation in sub-tropical northern plains, low hills and mid-hills (upto 1200 m amsl). Himroz is recommended for cultivation in mild temperate to cold temperate conditions (1200-2500 m amsl) . CSIR-IHBT provides :-Planting material of damask rose cultivars to the farmers , Technology for essential oil extraction Trainings on agro-technology and processing technology

Developing Agency:

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

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

The global demand of damask rose oil, concrete and absolute is 45 tonnes per year. Bulgaria and Turkey being the major producers of rose oil.

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