Apple Orchards

How early snowfall threatens to take toll on apple orchards in J&K

How early snowfall threatens to take toll on apple orchards in J&K

Northern Indian states of J&K, Himachal and Uttarakhand produce a large bulk of apples supplied to the entire country.

Nov 06, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
How anti-hail nets are helping Himachal's apple cultivators save thousands

How anti-hail nets are helping Himachal's apple cultivators save thousands

The special nets have minimised the damage caused to unplucked apples by unseasonal rains, say cultivators.

Jul 09, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
How climate change shifts apple cultivation in Himachal Pradesh

How climate change shifts apple cultivation in Himachal Pradesh

Fruit production industry in hilly zones is seeing a rise in temperature. Because of this, production of apple has moved to higher altitudes, which earlier were not suitable for this fruit.

Jun 27, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

Himachal all set to take tourists to apple orchards

In a uniqe initiative to make tourism business more fruitful in Himachal Pradesh, the state tourism department is all set to take tourists to apple orchards, far from the maddening crowd.

Sep 24, 2014, 17:00 PM IST