Everything might not be coming up roses for Bengaluru’s floriculturists

Owing to high input costs and lack of access to schemes, the future for rose farmers seems bleak. If you travel to Anekal, 40 km from Bengaluru city, you begin to notice its floricultural settings. The minute you reach Chandapura or Jigani, depending on the route you take, you begin seeing flower carts selling heaps […]

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COVID-19 hits Karnataka’s floriculture business

Floriculturists in the cities of Karnataka are facing losses due to Coronavirus followed by the nationwide lockdown; dumping the flowers instead of selling them. By Apoorva GS Shimoga: Tejesh, a florist in Shimoga, has resorted to going from door to door, giving away his expensive harvest of flowers for free. He said he loves what […]

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