cultivation of pomegranate and its uses

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FAMILY: Punicacae
English: Pomegranate
Sanskrit: Dadima
Hindi: Anar
Tamil: Maadhulai
Malayalam: Matalam
Kanada: Daalimbe

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cultivation of curry leaf and its uses

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FAMILY: Rutaceae
English: Curry leaf
Sanskrit: Surabhi
Hindi: Katnim, Karipatta
Tamil: Karuvempu
Malayalam: Karivepu Kanada: Karibevu

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cultivation of hibiscus herb and its uses

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FAMILY: Malvaceae
English: Hibiscus, shoe-flower, Chinese rose
Sanskrit: Japapuspa
Hindi: Jasund
Tamil: Semparuthi
Malayalam: Ayamparutti
Kanada: Dasavala

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Greenhouse Farming: Lettuce

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The Four basic lettuces are

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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

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bamboo cultivation ideas and profits

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  • bamboo cultivation ideas and profits

    hey all, we require some information about bamboo cultivation, we have dry lands in madhya pradesh, cultivating without water is quite hard, so is cultivating bamboo a good option? is it economical to cultivate bamboo?

  • #2
    what are the steps that are taken by govt of india to promote cultivation of bamboo, is there any special economical help we could get from the govt?


    • #3
      does NABARD help us in cultivating bamboo? do they have any special supporting programs?


      • #4
        In the connection of the above, it is high time we put

        bamboo into mechanical platform with fitting

        tie-up course of action s mind h bambo o based

        businesses viz. paper, painstaking work and the new

        rising territories of eco-accommodating items e.g.

        fold d sheets , bambo o tiles , bambo o

        flooring, bambo o fabric, and so on. There is tremendous

        undiscovered potential in the badlands under

        domain of Farm ranger service/ Agro-ranger service in the

        nation. Then again, the advancement under the division

        is hampered with absence of data, production network

        administration, absence of institutional credit and

        prohibitive guidelines. There is a need to coordinate the

        endeavors at different levels for developing workable

        systems to advance the area, which would not

        just be instrumental in tending to ecological

        concerns additionally monetary and livilihood security

        to a large number of individuals in the nation.


        • #5
          and what are the potential areas that we can use for cultivation of bamboo?


          • #6
            As per the National Remote Sensing Agency,

            around 20% of the geological zone of the country,

            i.e. abou t 638.5 lakh ha. are named

            barren wasteland Covering 10% of this zone under

            bamboo advancement can achieve the prescribed

            center of 60 lakh ha under the National Bamboo



            • #7
              The 'National Mission on Bamboo Application

              (NMBA)', secured under the TIFAC (Technology

              Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council),

              Branch of Science and Technology, New Delhi

              has been supporting bamboo territory through

              imaginative upgradation, progression of

              indigenous cutoff points/try and linkages with

              markets. The association in a split second is working with

              around 60 assistants, generally Research associations.

              Tries and Govt, workplaces, the country over

              for inventive intercession and show

              of bamboo as a business meander, both at advancement

              moreover, utilize level. Financing support is

              available through the association, for interested

              business visionaries to make howdy tech bamboo industry

              in the country.


              • #8
                what are the market availability of bamboo products?


                • #9
                  As per the Planning Commission, the yearly

                  market potential fo r worth included bambo o

                  items in India is Rs.4,463 crore as against the

                  current business sector size of Rs. 2043 crore. This is

                  anticipated to touch Rs.26,000 crore by 2015.

                  The present size of bamboo use in Agarbatti

                  businesses itself has been assessed at Rs. 135

                  crore and bamboo used in frozen yogurt commercial enterprises,

                  kites, wafers, lathies and angling bars has been

                  evaluated to the tune of 10 lakh tons every year.

                  The Indian bamboo shoots industry is normal

                  to develop at the rate of 25% every annum and catch

                  a business worth Rs. 300 crore by 2015 from the

                  current level of Rs. 4.8 crore. A huge potential


                  • #10
                    what is the projected demand and supply for bamboo trees and products?


                    • #11
                      what is the credit potential of bamboo products?


                      • #12
                        The Bamboo Mission imagines developing the

                        range under Bamboo house by 20 lakh ha.

                        in the midst of the X Five Year Plan (10 lakh ha in boondocks

                        reach and 10 lakh in extents outside woods) and

                        general 60 lakh ha by XI Five Year Plan. This calls

                        for a gigantic essential of quality planting

                        material viz. 100 crore in the midst of the X course of action period

                        besides, another 200 crore in the midst of IX game plan period. This

                        itself obliges a theory to the tune of about

                        Rs. 500 crore. A bit of the essential is

                        foreseen that would be met through credit.

                        Further, the cash related need in the midst of the Xth

                        game plan for Bamboo Mission is evaluated at Rs. 2608

                        crore under diverse fragments, wherein, Rs.

                        2000 crore has been held for farm in

                        20 lakh ha. of region. Considering the cost of

                        bequest as 20,000/ha, the cash related cleft under

                        the fragment is to the tune of 2000 crore, which needs

                        to be maintained through credit by technique for building

                        private open relationship for endeavor.

                        The financing associations can accept a colossal part

                        . in greening India under the order of bamboo

                        advancement . Distinctive financing models are open

                        to enjoy the need of particular customer base, viz.

                        • Finance for Nurseries - Centralized/ Decentralized/

                        Tissue Culture Unit etc.

                        • Captive Bamboo bequest by SFDC and User


                        • Contract developing

                        • Area Development Project

                        • Joint Forest Management (JFM) - under (RIDF)

                        • Forest recuperation/ headway under (RIDF)

                        • Financing to Village Forest Committees (VFCs)/

                        Self change Gathering s - under littler scale credi t


                        • Cluster Developmen t for Artisans and


                        Financing for nursery and farm of bamboo are

                        secured under 'Direct Finance to Agriculture


                        • #13
                          is there any other special initiatives take by government to improve bamboo cultivation?


                          • #14
                            what are the economical parameters of bamboo financing?? can you tell us about the nursery requirements?


                            • #15
                              Bamboo can be raised through seeds, rhizomes,

                              culm cuttings as moreover through tissue society

                              systems. Nursery could be united or

                              decentralized. While Centralized nurseries are

                              foreseen that would be created by Forest Department.

                              Forest Developmen t Corporation and

                              Business visionaries , decentralized nurseries are

                              foreseen that would be taken up by VFCs, SHGs or farmers

                              to give sustenance the adjacent essential of bamboo seedlings.

                              The Cost of for raising a decentralized nursery (1000

                              plants) is about Rs. 25,000. Unpretentious component separate of the

                              unit cost and budgetary angles is given in Annexure I