Areca nut



Arecanut [Betelnut] (Areca catechu L.)
French: Noix d'arec; Spanish: Areca; German: Betelpalme

  • Arecanut (Areca catechu L).is an important commercial crop in India.
  • Arecanut is the seed of the areca nut palm
  • The economic produce is the fruit called "betel nut" and is used mainly for masticatory purposes
  • Kerala, Karnataka, West Bengal and Assam are the three major arecanut-producing states in India.
  • The current production in India is about 334000 tonnes from an area of 269 thousand hectares.
  • Srilanka, Indonesia, Bangladesh Singapore and Myanmar are the other countries producing Arecanut.
  • Plant Profile
  • About Betel Nut
  • Betel Nut
  • The Betel Palm
  • Arecanut Varieties
  • Betel nut - Growing Guide
  • Cultivation & Economics
  • The fungus causing fruit rot of arecanut

  • Arecanut Processing
  • Arecanut Dehusker
  • Arecanut dehusking machine Supplier
  • Areca Nut Leaf machine

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  • Areca nut in Indian Economy

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Information Sources
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Chewing Paan
  • Health Concerns
  • Areca nut Properties & Uses
  • Importance of Arecanut
  • Government Support
  • Betel Nut: A Socially Sanctioned Drug of Abuse ?
  • Research Study
  • WHO on Arecanut