Agricultural Sciences


Lilium: agrotechnology


Agricultural Sciences

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Social Benefits:

Advantages of Lilium cultivation : Off-season cut-flower production fetches premium returns to the farmers , Suitable for flower and bulb production under open cultivation in mid hills and high hills of Himalayas , Vase life is about 10 years . CSIR-IHBT Provides : Bulbs of lilium to the farmers , Training on agro-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 trade of Lilium in the International market is estimated at USD 155 million. Besides off-season flower production, bulb production of Lilium in Lahaul can be a lucrative enterprise for the farmers to meet the annual demand of Lilium bulbs being imported in the country from abroad.

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