About the Practice
Problem Statement:

Earlier it was difficult get the productivity in cardamom as rate of reproduction was low and now productivity increase due to bisexual reproduction Source: http://nif.org.in/innovation/budding_in_nutmeg_trees/115


Nutmeg (Myristica Sp) is the seed or ground spice of several species of the genus. It is a unisexual plant. After planting several nutmeg trees only a few grow to be female plants bearing nutmeg fruits. The remaining are male tree.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Varkeychan Kalapurackal
Address: P. O. Kappumthal, Via.Muttuchira,
City: Kottayam
State: Kerala
PIN Code 686613

Practice Details

Link: By adopting these grafting techniques all nutmegs trees turn bisexual and productive. He does budding in others’ fields also and charge small amount for the same. Source: http://nif.org.in/innovation/budding_in_nutmeg_trees/115
Manufacturing Capacity: a) Turnkey solution, b) Design Support, c) Sub-contracting, d) Licensing, e) Franchising, f) Any other:
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Problem Scale: 1) India 2) Around the world

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/1183

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