Bottle Gourd Farming can help farmers increase their income
Hot climate is suitable for bottle gourd farming
Bottle gourd farming is very useful for farmers. Bottle gourd is a vegetable of pumpkin category. By the way, not only vegetables are made of it, but it is used to make raita, halwa and delicious sweets. Bottle gourd is very popular among green vegetables. It contains protein, carbohydrate, fibre and many vitamins. Bottle gourd farming is also not very difficult. It grows easily when the right climate and proper soil is available. Like other crops, there are many varieties of bottle gourd which are considered advanced as compared to the rest, because they give good yields. If you also cultivate bottle gourd, then you should know about these bottle gourd varieties.
Improved varieties of bottle gourd:
The yield of this variety of bottle gourd is very good. The yield is up to 46 tonnes per hectare and this type of gourd is ready in 56 days. It is light green in colour and long.
This variety of bottle gourd, which yields up to 48 tonnes per hectare, is not long, but slightly rounded and thick. It is an open pollinated variety which gets ready in 60 days.
This variety is grown in rainy and summer season. It is light green in colour and gets ready within 50 to 60 days. As far as yield is concerned, it is 450 to 500 quintals per hectare.
This variety of bottle gourd, which gives yield up to 58 tonnes per hectare, is oval shaped and green in colour. It gets ready in 56 days.
This variety gives high yield. That is, farmers can easily earn profit by cultivating it. This variety of gourd is of medium size, green in color and one to one and a half feet in length. Fruits appear 50 to 55 days after planting the seeds.
Apart from these, Kashi Bahar, Pusa Naveen, Narendra Rashmi, Pusa Sandesh etc. are advanced varieties of bottle gourd, which give good yields.
Climate and Soil
Hot and humid climate is considered suitable for gourd cultivation. It is sown in summer and rainy season. Loamy soil is best for its cultivation.
If you also want to earn profit from bottle gourd farming, then you can increase your income by sowing these varieties. Bottle gourd is an easy vegetable to grow. It doesn’t take a lot of effort to plant, and once the plant is well established, yield is plentiful.
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