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SPONGE GOURD PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

Introduction It is also known as “Luffa” sponge gourd. The vines of sponge gourd attain the height of 30 feet or more. The fruits of sponge gourd are cylindrical in shape and outer skin is smooth green. The fruit contains white inner flesh which is fibrous and have similar flavor to bitter melon. The fruit attains the height of 1-2 ...

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Turmeric

Uses of Turmeric: Used as a conditioner. Useful as a dye varied uses in drug and cosmetic industries. Used medicinally for external application and consumed as a stimulant. Soil: Different kinds of soils such as sandy loam to clay loam or alluvial soils are suitable. Well-drained loamy soils are the best. Soil should be rich in organic matter and uniform ...

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Bottle Gourd

Bottle Gourd cultivation Bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) is a widely grown tropical vegetable which has high carbohydrate content. Oil can be extracted from the seed kernel and is used in hair care products. The hard shells of the bottle gourd can be used as utensils, or floats in fishing nets and even musical instruments, due to its resonating property. Soil ...

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Chilli

Chillies Production Technology Introduction Chillies are produced seasonally but consumed throughout the year. The pods are marketed both in green and red or natural form. Its cultivation involves heavy labour and capital inputs. There exists a great scope for its export.Sowing tme of chilli is Oct- november. Climate and Soil Chillies require warm and humid climate for growth and dry ...

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Ash Gourd

Introduction Ash Gourd derives its name due to the colour of the skin of the fruit which is Ash. In some regions the skin of the Ash Gourd is having a waxy shine and hence it is called, Wax Gourd. The Ash Gourd can be cultivated even during rainy seasons and hence the name, Winter Gourd. According to various studies ...

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Tinda

Tinda Soil & Climate: Sandy loam soils rich in organic matter with good drainage and pH ranging from 6.5-7.5 is best suited for Tinda cultivation. This crop requires a moderate warm temperature. Tinda prefers light or sandy soils where its roots can penetrate easily. Tinda is mainly cultivated in the lowlands, from sea-level up to approximately 1000 m altitude. It ...

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Pumpkin

Cultivation of Pumpkin Introduction It is a favorite and popular vegetable of many people during summer and rainy season. Pumpkin is one of the most important cucurbitaceous vegetable crops. The ripe pumpkins are used as cooked. It is one of the main vegetable in any festival. It is round or long in shape. Climate It is warm season crop. But ...

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Radish

Radish Crop in Pakistan Climatic and Soil Requirement Radish is essentially a cold-season crop and can be cultivated throughout the year but October to January is the best period. The high temperature of summer causes the plant to develop small tops, and roots rapidly become pithy and strongly pungent after reaching maturity. For this reason it is difficult to produce ...

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Cabbage

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea or variants) is a leafy green or purple biennial plant, grown as an annual vegetable crop for its dense-leaved heads. Closely related to other cole crops, such as broccoli, cauliflower, and brussels sprouts, it descends from B. oleraceavar. oleracea, a wild field cabbage. Cabbage heads generally range from 0.5 to 4 kilograms (1 to 9 lb), and ...

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Carrot

Carrot Production Technology in Pakistan Carrot (Doucus carota) is a very poplar vegetable in Pakistan. It is rich in carotene, a precursor of Vitamin A, and contains appreciable quantities of thiamine and riboflavin. It belongs to the Umbelliferae family and is probably a native of Europe and British Isles. Trends, Area, Production And Yield: There has been a progressive increase ...

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