The staple food of agricultural state of Kerala is the rice or paddy, as about 600 varieties of rice are produced in the extensive paddy pastures of the state. In reality, the Kuttinad district of Kerala is prominent as the 'rice bowl of the state' and relishes a momentous standing in the production of rice. After rice, another food crop which is largely cultivated is Tapioca in the drier regions of Kerala.
Keralaís agriculture also includes the major cultivation of cash crops and the age-old business of trading spice of high quality. The superlative part about Kerala spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric, clove, turmeric, and vanilla is that their first-rate quality and fresh aroma also lure the attention of the foreigners. Rather cardamom also gets exported and brings huge profits to the country.
Last but not least, other cash crops that are mainly included in the agricultural sector are coffee, tea, coconut, rash cashew, cashew, ginger and areca nut and thus the agricultural output given by Kerala to India is about 70% and that too because of producing coconut.
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Chandigarh|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Daman and Diu|
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