Due to change in climate and environment, it is becoming difficult for farmers to produce high quality fruits and vegetables. Talk about profit and loss, many times farmers have to face huge losses due to not getting proper price of some vegetables in the market. To avoid these problems, farming in polyhouse is a better option. If you are still unaware of the technology of polyhouse farming, then let us know some important information related to polyhouse farming.
What is polyhouse farming?
Polyhouse farming is a technique in which off-season vegetables, fruits and flowers are successfully cultivated.
In this technique, an artificial environment is created according to different crops by covering a steel structure with a sheet of plastic that is resistant to ultraviolet rays. Fruits, vegetables and fruits are cultivated in the artificial environment created.
What are the advantages of polyhouse farming?
Cultivation can be done in polyhouse even without suitable weather.
Fruits, vegetables and fruits can be produced throughout the year.
In comparison to the normal method of farming, the yield of vegetables and fruits in polyhouse increases by 3 to 4 times.
Better quality crop is obtained.
Disease outbreaks are less in polyhouses.
Farmers can select crops according to market demand.
Ease of control when there is an infestation of pests.
Seed germination is good in polyhouse.
Plants are not harmed by rain, hail, strong winds, heat, etc.
Irrigation saves water.
Which crops can be cultivated in polyhouse?
Fruits, vegetables and flowers with small plants can be easily cultivated in the polyhouse.
Fruits: Strawberry, Grapes, Banana, Papaya, Lemon, Orange, Malta, Peach, Prunus, etc. Many fruits can be cultivated.
Vegetables: Cauliflower, Cabbage, Tomato, Peas, Brinjal, Chilli, Red green and yellow capsicum, Mushroom, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Gourd, Cucumber, Bhindi, Cucumber, Parwal, Beet, Radish, Carrot, etc. can do farming.
Flowers: Gerbera, Carnation, Rose, Marigold, Chrysanthemum, Lily, Tuberose, Tulip, Daisy, Orchid, Fern, Gladiolus, etc. Flowers are cultivated.
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