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Demand for herbal plants on the rise in UP during Covid-19 crisis

Many nurseries are now focusing on herbal saplings, setting aside plans to grow fruits, as they see sustained demand even after the pandemic ends

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Uttar Pradesh | Herbs | Coronavirus

Siddharth Kalhans  |  Lucknow 

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The UP government too has started promoting herbal tree plantation in the state

There has been a spurt in the sale of herbal plants in amid the ongoing crisis. A large number of nurseries in UP have been doing brisk business selling plants such as Tulsi (Basil), Brahmi (water hyssop), Ashwagandha (winter cherry), Giloy (heart-leaved moonseed) and Lemongrass. Orders for these plants are pouring daily from other parts of country as well as foreign countries.

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First Published: Fri, July 17 2020. 15:11 IST
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