Papaya – Carica Papaya

-        Agro-climatic zones / Districts

-        Dry and Intermediate  zones.

-        Kurunegala, kalutara, Rathnapura, Galle, Gampaha, Hambanthota

-        Plantations – Medium and large scale orchards.

-        Confined to Tropical

-        Crop availability

  • Mostly throughout the year.

-        Medicinal Values

Ripe fruit facilitates digestion and relieves constipation. It is also useful in treating haemorrhoids, skin diseases, hepatic disorders and upper respiratory tract diseases.