Q) What crops to grow in which season ?
A) To view  the list of crops to be grown in  different season, Click here

Q) What crops to grow in which part of the Uttarakhand state ?
S/No Zone Altitude (m) Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
1 High Altitude 2001-3000

Aconitum heterophyllum, Picrorhiza kurrooa, Nardostachys grandiflora, Allium stracheyi, Carum carvi/Bunium persicum, Podophyllum hexandrum, Pleurospermum angelicoides, Valeriana wallichii, Saussurea costus, Swertia chiriyata, Rubia cordifolia, Cinnamomum tamala, Ammomum subulatum

2 Lower Altitude 500-2000

Ammi majus, Artimisia annua, Asparagus racemosus, Centella asiatica/ Bacopa monnieri, Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium, Coleus barbatus, Cymbopogon flaxuosus, Cymbopogon nardus, Digitalis lanata, Emblica officinalis, Gloriosa superba, Madhuca butyracea, Matricharia chamomilla, Mentha sp., Pelargonium graveolens, Piper longum, Pogostemon heyneanus, Rauvolfia serpentina, Rosa sp., Rosemarinus officinalis, Sapindus mukurossii, Silybum marianum, Stevia rebaudiana, Terminalia bellerica, Terminalia chebula

Q) How to grow these crops ?

Comprehensive preventive and control measures enumerated in the agronomic protocol should be used for disease, insect and pest management to minimize loss of the final crop and its quality.


In general crop protection plans should be limited to the use of bio-control agents and bio-pesticides. Under compulsive circumstances care should be taken to use smallest effective dosage of pesticides on the basis of crop protection protocols prescribed for the target species.


When chemical pesticides are used for crop protection, residue analysis should be carried out through appropriate testing agencies following standard procedures.

Q) How and from where the farmer will get the Seeds and Fertilizer ?
A) Seed and Planting Material of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants available at:
1. Herbal Research and Development Institute, Mandal- Gopeshwar (Chamoli).
2. Centre for Aromatic Plants, Selaqui- Dehradun.
3. Bhesaj Vikas Ikai.
4. Horticulture Department Uttarakhand.

Fertilizer available at:
1. Horticulture Department Uttarakhand.
2. Agriculture Department Uttarakhand.
3. Organic Board Uttarakhand.

Q) How to protect your crops ?

Q) How to market your crops ?
i. Registration of cultivator
ii. Issue Transit Pass through Herbal Research and Development Institute

Cultivated produce sold at three herbal mandis (Ramnagar, Tanakpur and Rishikesh). Manufacturer companies and traders also buy directly from cultivator.

Q) What is the present demand in the market for different crops ?

Q) What is the price which the farmer will get for there crops ?

Q) List of whole sellers and growers ?
A) These are the list of whole sellers and growers.

Q) Crop scenario in other states ?

Q) Climate effect on different crops ?

Q) Weather updates in different areas of the Uttarakhand state ?

Q) Other FAQs relevant for the farmers ?


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