Due to the increasing demand for mushroom, there is immense potential in its cultivation. You can earn more profit by cultivating mushroom which is ready in less cost, less space and less time. If you also want to do mushroom cultivation, then get some important information related to it from here.
Suitable time for mushroom cultivation
The best time for mushroom cultivation is from May to October.
It can be cultivated throughout the year in artificial environment.
How are mushrooms cultivated?
Mushroom cultivation is done mainly in 3 ways.
Hanging: This method is suitable for cultivation in the absence of space or in less space. In this method a layer of composted manure is put in a plastic bag. After this, mushroom seeds are added and covered with a layer of compost. Finally, the mouth of the plastic bag is tied with thread and hung on a wooden stand.
By making beds in the ground: For mushroom cultivation in this method, first the beds are prepared in the selected land. After this, the seeds are planted by mixing compost in the beds. This method requires regular care.
Scaffolding: To do farming with this method, first of all the scaffold is prepared by bamboo or any other wood at a height above the surface of the land. The seeds are sown by spreading compost on the scaffold.
Keep these things in mind while growing mushroom
Seeds need proper amount of moisture for germination. So keep sprinkling water at an interval of 2 to 3 days.
Take special care that sunlight should not come in the room where mushroom is being cultivated. The amount of moisture can decrease due to sunlight.
When the temperature rises, cover the windows of the room with a wet sheet.
Wash hands thoroughly with soap before touching compost or mushroom seeds.
Take special care of cleanliness in the room.
Where to get training for mushroom cultivation?
To promote mushroom cultivation, training programs are organized by the government from time to time. Along with this, many times incentive money is also given to the farmers interested in mushroom cultivation. Apart from this, training in mushroom cultivation is also given in many agricultural universities. If you also want to do mushroom cultivation then you can get training for its cultivation from the institutes given below.
Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Bihar
Horticulture and Agro-Forestry Research Program, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Narayan Dev Agricultural and Technical University, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh
Odisha Agricultural University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Maharana Pratap Agricultural and Technical University, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana
Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, Kerala
Before cultivating mushroom, click here to know the characteristics of its different varieties.
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