Guargum

“Guargum” is a product which is made from Guar seeds. Guargum is being used in different industries in India and abroad, but now it is in Heavy demand due to its utility in Crude Oil Industry. India is enjoying the top position in production and export of this product in the world market, 80 % of global demand is met by India. Guar is basically Simple, Short & Easy rain fed (No irrigation) crop and cultivated in Rajasthan & Haryana state, but it can be grown successfully in other states (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu) also. We have taken trials of this crop in Vidharbha region of Maharashtra state in rain fed and irrigated conditions in summer.

Variety

  • RGC 197 – Single stem, flat seed, 27 % Gum.
  • RGC 936 – With branches, round and pink color seed, 33% Gum.

  • Brief information of this crop.

  • Soil – Light or Medium and well drained soil.
  • Sowing – After 20 July to 10 Aug ( rain fed), in February (with irrigation)
  • Crop duration- 90 to 100 days.
  • Seed rate - 5 Kg. / acre.
  • Cost of cultivation – Rs. 5 to 6 thousand/acre. (Cost of seed Rs.2,500 – 3,000)
  • Production/ Yield – 400 to 600 Kg. /acre.
  • Market rate – Rs. 35 to 40/Kg
  • Profit- minimum Rs. 10,000 to 15,000 /acre in 90 days.

We provide all concerned services like Quality Seed, crop agronomy and Assured “Buy back” support at different places. We also take up large Cultivation of 50 acres and above. We provide total consultancy for the Guargum Cultivation project. Cultivation technologies and Economic-feasibility report is available. We are Pioneer Company in Maharashtra for Guargum cultivation and doing very well. We are extending our services in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka as this crop can be grown successfully in these states if done under proper consultancy. We handle Guar cultivation project on mass scale in which we provide all concerned services like Selection of soil, Soil amendment if required, Selection of the correct Variety of the Seed suitable for particular region, Mechanized Sowing Technique, "Package of Practice" for cultivation, Mechanized harvesting technique and proper packaging of the product. We are also providing Assured “Buy Back” for the product as we have order in hand for more than 500 MT from one single party at regular basis.

At Present this Crop is not Economically viable. Hence, we are not advising Cultivation. Wait till the rate of crued oil goes above 80 Dollor per barrel.

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