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This paper is attempted to study the production and problems of Coconut industries in Tamil Nadu. Coconut is an important multipurpose palm grow widely in the humid tropics and is known as kalpavriksha in India which provide nutritious food and refreshing drink, oil for edible and non-edible uses, timber and a variety of simultaneous products for domestic and industrial use. Coconut is the most popular plan grown in about 91 countries of the world and producing nearly 55 million tonnes per year. Coconuts are highly nutritious and rich in fibre vitamins and minerals. Unlike cow’s milk, coconut milk is lactose free so can be used as a milk substitute by those with lactose intolerance.

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