Ranthambhore| Tue.20 Dec. 2016
The Guava fruits (Psidium guajava Linn) are one of the most popular fruit crops of Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. Guava is mainly cultivated in 15 villages of the Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan.
The total cultivated area of this fruit in Sawai Madhopur district is 3500 ha. and production is around 40,000 MT per year. The ripened fruits are best relished by the rich and poor alike.
It is a rich source of vitamin 'C' which is two to five times more than that in fresh orange juice and it also contents a fair source of vitamin' A", Calcium, Phosphorus, Pentothenic acid, Riboflavin, Thiamin and Niacin. Guava is best for making jelly as it is rich in pectin. The leaves of guava also have medicinal values for curing diarrhea.
The yield per hectare in the area is comparatively lower (90-100Kg. per plant) than leading guava production areas in the country, it is due to lack of technical know-how about guava farming.
Guava processing unit is a potential Investment Opportunity based on Ample Raw Guava Available in Sawai Madhopur. At the domestic level, guava is mainly consumed as fresh fruit while internationally it is consumed in the form of Juices and Nectars.
The fresh guava fruits! Anyone can taste delicious fruits while you are going to safari from 1 to 5 zones. Both side of Ranthambhore roads these fresh are waiting for you. Enjoy the fresh fruits!