Alpan banana is the king of taste and aroma, you will earn big money in less expenditure, know everything related to its cultivation

स्वाद और सुगंद का राजा है अलपान केला, कम खर्च में होगी मोटी कमाई, जानिए इसकी खेती से जुड़ी हर बात

Alpan Kele ki Kheti: Its plant is tall and slender. Fruits are small, their bark is yellow and thin, hard fleshed, sweet, somewhat sour and tasty. Through this, farmers can earn 1 lakh rupees every month.

Farmers should earn 12 lakh rupees annually in one hectare

The genomic structure of Alpan is AAB. Apart from Alpan, Champa, Chini Champa, Chinia, Palchan Ko Dain, Dora Vazhai, Karpura Chakkarakeli etc. are known in different regions. All these species come in the Mysore group. Rich in taste and aroma, this species is a profitable crop for farmers. Professor cum Chief Scientist (Plant Disease), Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar’s All India Research Project (Fruits), Dr. SK Singh is giving information related to this through NewsNCR digital.

It is a main and popular variety of Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Bengal and Assam. Its plant is tall and slender. Fruits are small, their bark is yellow and thin, hard fleshed, sweet, somewhat sour and tasty. The weight of the fruit is 20-25 kg. 20 -22 hands per horse and 20 -22 fingers per handle (banana), in this way the total number of fruits can be 250-450. The crop cycle is of 16-17 months when planted from the rhizome.

Farmers should earn 12 lakh rupees annually in one hectare

Dr. Singh tells that the cultivation of Alpan banana should now be done in a scientific way. It should be planted at a distance of 1.8 x 1.8 meters. In this way 3200 saplings will be planted in one hectare. Its cultivation will take about 3 lakh rupees and about 10 to 12 lakh rupees can be earned from the sale of fruits. If fiber and vermi compost is made from the virtual stem, this income will increase manifold.

Special food for Chhath Puja in Bihar

It is cultivated in abundance in Bihar because its plant is somewhat resistant to Panama disease and the demand for bananas of this species is high in Chhath, the most important festival of Bihar. It is necessary to mention here that robusta. Bananas of species like Basrai, Grand Nain, Harichal etc. are not offered in important festivals like Chhath.

In this only the outbreak of striped virus disease is more. But in Vaishali region of Bihar, this species is more prone to disease than Panama bilt, inter-thawing disease and top bunch disease. In India, the cultivation of bananas of this species is being done mainly on the basis of multi-year method.

Bananas are fragrant

Dr. Singh says that the main feature of alpan banana is that after ripening, aroma starts coming in it. The fragrance remains for several days. If a gauze of ripe Alpan banana is kept in the room, then the whole room becomes fragrant. It is very tasty and sweet to eat. Bananas of Alpan species produced in Vaishali district are supplied on a large scale to different parts of the country and the state. From here the banana goes to Nepal.

Agriculture is done in many parts of Bihar

Sitamarhi, Ballia of Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Deoghar of Jharkhand, Ranchi, Hazaribagh, Koderma including Patna, Jehanabad, Gaya, Chhapra, Munger, Samastipur, Muzaffarpur, Begusarai, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Motihari districts of Bihar, traders of districts take bananas from here. go. Many traders from Bihar Sharif buy bananas from here. Due to being a tall species, there is a huge loss if there is a storm. To my knowledge, banana cultivation has not come under the purview of crop insurance so far. If other crops are damaged in floods and droughts, crop damage compensation is available, but banana growers do not get compensation.

Panama built disease in this banana

Banana production is also being affected heavily due to Panama Bilt disease. The technique of management of this disease is available with Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, the only need is to make the banana growers aware of this disease, and distribute the banana plants prepared from tissue culture among the farmers. Go. Banana is called Kalpataru, all its parts can be used.


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