Carrot farming can become a means of earning big, just take care of these things
In the Corona period, a large number of youth are associated with agriculture. A section of laborers who have left the city and village still do not want to go to another state, so this is the time when India can regain its strength in the agricultural sector. Carrot cultivation can become a source of big income in the Corona period.
'Carrot is mainly cultivated in these states' (Carrot is mainly cultivated in these states') Carrot is a crop used as vegetable and salad. Its demand remains high in the market. Although carrot is cultivated all over India, but mainly it is cultivated in Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana. Farmers of these states are also earning good money from this. Carrots are used both raw and cooked. Carrot halwa is also famous, which people eat with great fervor. Carrot and vitamin A are found in carrots, which are very beneficial for the human body.
'European varieties and Asian varieties of carrots' Two varieties of carrots are popular. Among these, the first is the European variety and the second is the Asian variety. In the European variety, the roots are long and orange in color. Among their varieties are Early Nantes, Pusa Yamdagni. At the same time, if we talk about its average yield, then it is 200 to 250 quintals per hectare. At the same time, Asian varieties include Pusa Meghali, Pusa Keshar, Carrot No. 29. Its average yield is 250 to 300 quintals per hectare.
'Seed shopping' While buying seeds to farmer brothers, it is very important to keep in mind that the seed should be of improved quality. Buy seeds only from a trusted and certified institution. Also, use medicines to protect the seeds from insects. After this, if you sow the seeds, then it will be right. Giving the right amount of seeds in the field is also a challenge. For one hectare area, 6 to 8 kg seed is required. Farmers should sow the seeds on the bunds.
How to prepare the field? (How to prepare the field?) For the cultivation of carrots, it is necessary for the farmer brothers to pay attention to the preparation of the fields. If the field is prepared properly only then the crop will be good. Also, loamy land is considered suitable for drainage. It is also important for the farmer brothers that organic matter should be in maximum quantity.
At the time of preparation of the field, one plowing can be done with earthen plow and two plowing can be done with indigenous plow. After this, the field should be leveled by applying a pat.
Source: Agriculture farmers