Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Value Chain

The flow of the value chain for Guar Seed is as follows:

                                                        Agent (Mandi)/Stockiest 
                                                                    ! ............ Brokers   
                                                        Split Processing Units
                                                                    ! ............Brokers 
                                                         Powder Processing Units
                                                         Industrial Use (local/export) 

Guar is a rain fed monsoon crop, which requires 8-15 inch of rain in 3-4 spells and is harvested in 
October - November. It is sown immediately after first showers say in July and harvested around 
November each year. The crop yield is directly related to the monsoon. It requires a relative long 
growing season of 20-25 weeks.
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