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Production Technology of Vegetables


Introduction Lettuce belongs to family of Asteraceae. It is also called as Salad crops as it is consumed in uncooked form. Because of its diet and medicinal values, its demand is increasing rapidly. It is mostly grown for leaves purpose but sometime it is cultivated for seed and stem purpose. It is good source of Vitamin K and chlorophyll. Among ...

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Sweet Potato Production Technology

Introduction The botanical name of Sweet potato is Ipomoea batatas. This crop is mainly grown because of its sweet taste and starchy roots. The tubers are rich source of beta-carotene and are used as anti-oxidants. It is an herbaceous perennial vine having lobed or heart shaped leaves. Its tubers are edible, smooth skin, tapered and long. It has wide color ...

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Methi Production

Introduction Botanical Name: Trigonella foenumgracum L. Family : Legumionseae Local name : Methi Fenugreek is used as vegetable as well as pulse. The leaves and young pods are used as vegetables and the seed as condiments. It has also some medicinal – value. It prevents constipation, removes indigestion, stimulates the spleen and is appetizing and diuretic. The leaves are quite ...

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Production Technology of Arvi

Introduction It is a perennial herbaceous plant which is grown in tropical and subtropical regions. It requires warm season for its growth. It is commercially grown because of its consumption of sweet and starchy tubers. Arvi is also known as Taro and the Taro roots are also known as “eddo”, “dasheen” and “kalo”. The plant mainly attains the height of ...

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Mint Production Technology

Introduction Mint is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean basin and from there, spread to the rest of the world by both natural and artificial means. Japanese mint is cultivated on a large scale .Mint is a primary source of menthol. It is also called Japanese Mint due to its import from Japan. It is a small herb of ...

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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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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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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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