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DRAGON FRUIT: AN ANSWER TO FARMER WOES

Dragon Fruit, a delicious desert fruit, comes from a species of cactus called Hylocereus. Decreasing rains in the interiors of Maharashtra in and around Solapur, has led to farmers out there opting to grow this crop as it requires very little water to grow and still produces a good yield. This fruit crop has saved the day for the worried farmers of Marshiras - one of the villages in Solapur, who have been affected by acute drought in the region. 

   

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