Fragrance and Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj

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  Agro Technology Division
  • Consultancy services / Technical know how for cultivation of aromatic and medicinal crops
  • Supply of seeds & planting materials
  • Preparation of feasibility reports
  • Visit to the farmer’s field for on-the-spot consultancy / guidance
  • Training to the farmers
  • Distillation of oil by FDU on job work basis
  • Production and sale of essential oils
  • Consultancy for establishment of Aromatic / Herbal Gardens


The centre has developed an aromatic farm for improved agronomical practices and a herbarium at project site to study & introduce improved variety of aroma bearing plants.

Proven quality seeds and planting materials of aromatic crops are available for propagation. Green House facility for generation of planting materials under controlled conditions is also available.

In addition, laboratory facilities have been created for soil testing, estimation of oil content, PH value etc. Two field distillation units ( have been provided to this division, where farmers can get their crop distilled.

Services - Rate List of Planting Material
(Effective from 01.04.2015)
S. No. Material Rate
A. Slips/Suckers/Cutting  
1 Mentha arvensis (Menthol mint) Suckers 50/kg
2 Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) Slips 1.00 each
3 Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii) Slips 1.00 each
4 Citronell Java (Cymbopogon winterianus) Slips 1.00 each
5 Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanoides) Slips 1.00 each
   (Dholpur, Bharatpur type)  
6 Rose (R. damascena)Cuttings 2.00 each
7 Rose (Rosa damascena) Rooted plants 25.00 each
8 Jasmine (Jasmine graniflorum) Cutting 3.00 each
B. Seeds/Plants  
9 Basil (O. species) 1500/kg
  (Methyl chavicol rich)  
10 Palmarosa (C. martinii) 1500/kg
11 Patchouli (Pogostemon patchouli) 2/cuting
12 Patchouli (P. patchouli) 10/ plants
13 German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) 1500/kg
14 Jafri Genda (Tagetes patula) 1000/kg
15 Sandal Wood rooted plants (Santalum album) 150/plant
16 Bach (Acorus calamus) Rhizome 200/kg
17 Kewada plants (Pandanus fascicularis) 10/ each
18 Kewada Cutting (Pandanus fascicularis) 5/each
19 Job Work on Field Distillation Unit (Capacity 1 ton/batch) 1500 per batch 
  1. Seeds and planting material would be supplied on advance payment
  2. Packing and postage will be charged extra
  3. Tax/surcharge as applicable will be charged extra
  4. Payment will be accepted either in cash or through DD in favour of Principal Director, FFDC, Kannauj.
  5. Above rates are applicable for the planting material to be sold to Indian buyer only.
Incharge/Head of Division
Shri. A. P. Singh,
Asstt. Director

Contact Number : 05694-213462 Ext-241

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