Institute of Himalayan Bio-resource Technology Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s first monk fruit cultivation begins in Kullu, H.P

Cultivation of ‘monk fruit’ from China has started in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. The fruit was introduced for field trials in Himachal Pradesh by Palampur-based Council of Scientific Research and Industrial Technology-Institute of Himalayan Bio-resource Technology (CSIR-IHBT). Key Points Monk fruit is known for its properties as non-caloric natural sweetener. Field trials have begun three years ..

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