VEGETABLE FARMING PRACTICES IN INDIA

VEGETABLE FARMING PRACTICES IN INDIA Vegetables are important for human consumption daily and hence the demand is exorbitant with the rising population. Vegetables have numerous benefits and are healt…

YAM CULTIVATION

YAM CULTIVATION Yam / Elephant foot yam / Elephant yam / Amorphophallus Companulatus┬áBlume / Stink Lily / Whitespot giant arum is widely cultivated in India and is a profitable as well as popular vege…

TRICHOSANTHES DIOCIA CULTIVATION

TRICHOSANTHES DIOCIA CULTIVATION Trichosanthes diocia / Pointed Gourd belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family and is a popular tropical crop. Other names of the pointed gourd are Parwal, Parmal, Palwal, P…

SWEET POTATO CULTIVATION

SWEET POTATO CULTIVATION Sweet potato / Ipomea batatus is cultivated for its sweet root tubers. It is mainly used for culinary purposes after boiling, steaming, baking or frying and also as animal fee…

RIDGE-GOURD CULTIVATION

RIDGE-GOURD CULTIVATION Ridge gourd / Ribbed gourd / Lufa Acutangula is mainly used for culinary purpose. Ridge gourd is an important Indian vegetable and can be grown throughout the year. It belongs …

RADISH CULTIVATION

RADISH CULTIVATION Radish / Raphanus sativus is a vegetable that grows well in tropical and temperate climates. In India, radish is called Mooli, Moolangi, Mula, Moongra, Moongre, Mogri etc. It comes …

PUMPKIN CULTIVATION

PUMPKIN CULTIVATION Pumpkin / Cucurbita moschata is a summer and rainy season vegetable crop and belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. It is actually a fruit but can be considered as a vegetable as wel…

POTATO CULTIVATION

POTATO CULTIVATION Potato / Solanum tuberosum is a root vegetable and a cash crop and is grown widely in India and worldwide. Potato belongs to the Solanaceae family. The local names for potatoes are …

ONION CULTIVATION

ONION CULTIVATION Onion / Bulb onion / common onion belong to the Amaryllidaceae family. It is widely used as a vegetable and also to cook other vegetables. Onion is the basis for most of the cooking …

MUSHROOM CULTIVATION

MUSHROOM CULTIVATION Mushrooms come in three different varieties such as Button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus), Straw mushroom (Voluariella uoluacea) and Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus sajor-caju). These ar…