cultivation of pomegranate and its uses

BOTANICAL NAME: Punica granatum L
FAMILY: Punicacae
English: Pomegranate
Sanskrit: Dadima
Hindi: Anar
Tamil: Maadhulai
Malayalam: Matalam
Kanada: Daalimbe

DESCRIPTION: Punica granatum L. is a small deciduous tree with smooth, dark grey bark. The thorns are straight, long, pointed and woody. The leaves are narrow and glossy. The flowers are usually scarlet red (occasionally yellow)...

cultivation of curry leaf and its uses

BOTANICAL NAME: Murraya koengii L.
FAMILY: Rutaceae
English: Curry leaf
Sanskrit: Surabhi
Hindi: Katnim, Karipatta
Tamil: Karuvempu
Malayalam: Karivepu Kanada: Karibevu

DESCRIPTION: This is an evergreen shrub, up to 6m with spreading dark green foliage. The leaves of the plant are covered with minute glands and are also strongly aromatic. The plant bears clusters of small white fragrant flowers. Fruits...

cultivation of hibiscus herb and its uses

BOTANICAL NAME: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L.
FAMILY: Malvaceae
English: Hibiscus, shoe-flower, Chinese rose
Sanskrit: Japapuspa
Hindi: Jasund
Tamil: Semparuthi
Malayalam: Ayamparutti
Kanada: Dasavala

DESCRIPTION: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. is an evergreen shrub that grows up to 30m in ideal conditions. More generally, it is about 2.5m. The leaves are bright green, ovate and coarsely...

Greenhouse Farming: Lettuce

Hydroponics ( Name originates from the Greek words hydro, water and ponos, work) is a strategy for developing plants soil .
Physical plants may be developed with their in the mineral supplement arrangement just or in a latent medium, for example, rock, mineral fleece, or coconut husk.

The Four basic lettuces are

1) Leaf Lettuce

The leaf lettuce comes in numerous hues, from emerald green to dim maroon. Surfaces range from adjusted edges to ornaments...

Cultivation Techniques for Melia dubia (malabar neem)

Site elements

The trees develop well in sandy topsoil, red and lateritic soils with a yearly precipitation of 800 mm or more.

Seed accumulation, preparing and Nursery procedures

Seed preparing and pretreatments: Reports state extremely poor germination in Melia. Learns at IFGTB uncover germination as high as 60 for every penny with no pretreatments. The drupes ought to be evaluated in water to uproot gliding seeds preceding sowing.

Nursery: Seed...



Introduction to banana farming in africa

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  • Introduction to banana farming in africa

    can you briefly explain the consumer needs for banana in Africa?

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    plantains rank most raised amongst the most fundamental food trims in Uganda. Yearly creation is at present assessed at 8.45 million tons, speaking to 15% of total world bananalplantain yield. In Uganda, more than 7 million people including 65% of theurbanpopulationdependonthecropastheirstaple. Itisestimatedthat75%ofthe agriculturists add to the item on 1.3 million hectares.

    Most of this creation is for close-by use, the country having the most dumbfounding use rate as far and wide as possible (each capita usage 450kg). Despite giving sustenance, bananas ensure compensation to the farmer as the year advanced, expect a key part in import

    substitution, give soil surface spread, diminishing soil breaking down on steep inclinations and are a


    vital wellspring of mulch for mamtanng soil wealth and improving door of water into the earth. Bananas similarly offer reinforces to animals. Furthermore, there is a socio- money related society in perspective of the banana crop.

    Dismissing its money related noteworthiness, the banana is at present under danger posed by means of constraintssuchasdecIiningsoilfdlity,pestsanddisea ses. Thismanualoutlineskey managementpracticesusedinthegrowingofbananas. Ithasbeenwrittenasareference source suitable for experts, extensionists furthermore banana producers.