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Aug 03, 2019
7:23PM

Ladakh Farmers and Producers Cooperative Limited start experimenting with saffron farming in Leh

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In Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh Farmers and Producers Cooperative Limited have started experimenting with saffron farming in Leh.

Ladakh is part of saffron farming experiment along with hill States of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. At present, saffron is farmed in Pulwama and Pampore areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Ladakh has similarities of climatic conditions with Iran and Afghanistan where saffron is grown. 
 

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