Floriculture in West Bengal in Augmenting Income and Export

Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE)


This study explores the possibilities of value addition of multi-utilities floricultural products in eastern India in general and West Bengal in particular. West Bengal has a unique and varied agro-climate condition, which facilitates to raise temperate to humid and sub-tropical flowers. It is an eco-friendly crop with high potential of income and employment generation for small and marginal producers. The study argues that marketing of perishable crop like flowers always requires special arrangement. However, as the value chains of cut and loose flowers are mostly unorganized, efforts should be made to increase buyers’ awareness and to improve infrastructural facilities.


World Trade Organization Trade Liberalization Compounded Annual Growth Rate Infrastructural Facility Darjeeling District 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Agricultural EconomicsUttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, PundibariCoochbeharIndia

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