The Andaman Plantations in the Andaman and Nicobar islands has been in action since 1955
The Andaman Plantations in the Andaman and Nicobar islands has been in action since 1955. More than 1200 acres of cultivable lands of the islands are controlled by the Andaman Plantation Development Corporation or APDC. We adopt the following methods in order to sustain the quality of our products and in turn maintain the integrity of our plantations –
• Multi storied cropping Management.
• Nutrient management through organic recycling.
• Weed Management.
• Need based Insect and Pest Management.
Coconut, Arecanut, Noni, Black Pepper, Cloves and Cardamom are the primary constituents that are cultivated in the Andaman Plantations. Minnebay, Mithakhari, Bambooflat, Chunnabhatta and North Bay are the five Andaman Plantations in the islands which are accessible both by road and sea due to its close proximity with the capital city of Port Blair.
Among all the products being cultivated in the Andaman Plantations, Noni or the Andaman Noni is considered to be the most important and the most sought after fruit not only in the Indian sub-continent, but throughout the world.
Andaman noni is considered to be a vital medicinal plant found in islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Andaman noni is a very useful medicinal plant. It is also better known as the ‘queen of medicinal plants’. Noni is basically found as an evergreen shrub in the islands. Noni fruits and their products help in fighting many major diseases in the human body. Noni fruits are at their best when plucked off ripe from the plantations. Tumor inhibition, anti-inflammatory activity, immunity enhancement and cleansing are the important biological activities that the noni fruits help in developing in the human body. A noni fruit was also known as the ‘starvation fruit earlier. Many people in the islands believed and still believe that the fruit acts as a savior during the difficult times of famine. Noni fruits were a part of the regular food of the people of the islands in the earlier days Studies are on for elaborating its effectiveness in the anti-cancer research.
Siya Malik is an advisor in Andaman Plantations. She is engaged andaman plantations, andaman plantation and andaman tourism cultivating andaman noni, noni fruits, noni juice, noni capsules, noni dried fruits, noni vietnam dried fruits powder and noni extract. For more details about Andaman plantations visit website Fruits Are Dehydrated to Make Noni Capsules