Indo-Israel methods of growing vegetables increase yield manifold


Centre of Excellence for Vegetables in Dindigul has achieved a milestone

The Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Reddiyarchatram in Dindigul has achieved a milestone by increasing the yield manifold under open cultivation with plastic mulching and fertigation technology.

“This is the first yield from the centre and it has fetched a profit of Rs. 9 lakh. The crops in the centre would have yielded only 50 per cent profit if cultivated under normal conditions,” said a senior officer of the horticulture department. Tomato, chilli, brinjal, okra, ash-gourd and water melon were cultivated under mulching and fertigation (injection of fertilizers, soil amendments, and other water-soluble products into an irrigation system) technology, which came from Israel..........Read more

 

Source: The Hindu


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