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Uses, Area and Production of Coffee

Uses of Coffee:

1. Used as beverage and helps the people suffering from malformation.
2. Taking coffee half to one cup per day over comes Kwashiorkar disease   caused by protein deficiency in 20 days.
3. Counter effects the skin disease 'Pellagra" which is caused by deficiency of vitamin ‘Mlacin.’

Area and Production:

Karaatake accounts for 60% of the total area under coffee, Kerala ranks second contributing 21 % area and Tamil Nadu third accounting 18%, A.P., M.S., Orissa, Assam and West Bengal accounts for 1 per cent. At present, Coffee is grown on an area of 1,55,306 ha and production is 1,09,780 tonnes.   .

Area Under Coffee (hectares):

Sr.No.

Major growing States .

Arabica

Robusta

Total

 

Total area in India

90243

65063

155306

1

Karnataka

62844

28470

91314

2

Tamil Nadu

21619

2747

24366

3

Kerala

4550

33808

38358

4

Andhra Pradesh

808

11

819

5

Orissa

201

4

205

6

Assam

116

22

138

In few area of West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andaman which grows coffee, covers about .105 ha of Arabica coffee

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