Okra crop is such a crop whose roots go deep, so when you are plowing the field, then do the first plowing deep. Then lighten the second tillage and then the field should be leveled. Most of the soils of Jharkhand are acidic.
Bhindi is considered a major vegetable, people all over the country eat it. It is in demand all over the country. Farmers can also earn good income from its cultivation. Especially the farmers of Jharkhand can benefit a lot from its cultivation. But for this it is necessary that farmers should cultivate lady’s finger in a scientific way. Adopt whatever new methods are there so that the production is good. The quality of lady’s finger should be good and farmers should get good price for it. Read in this news how scientific farming of lady’s finger is done.
Ravindra Kumar Singh, scientist of Divyan KVK, says that the farmers of Jharkhand get a lot of benefit from the cultivation of okra. A large number of farmers here also cultivate it. The crop of okra is such that its immature fruits are plucked. Which we use as vegetable. It is a delicious vegetable which is also very nutritious, but when we talk about its cultivation, we also need to pay attention to some scientific aspects of it.
how to cultivate okra scientifically
Selection of land: Farmers can cultivate okra twice a year. It is cultivated once in the summer season and once in the rainy season. If you are cultivating it during the rainy season, then the farmer brothers should pay attention that there should be no stagnation of water in the field of Bhidi under any circumstances. Therefore, choose such land for its cultivation where there is no stagnation of water. It should be cultivated in sandy loam or loamy soil. Select the fertile field in it too. Try to choose such land where carbon content is very high. Along with this, while preparing the field, arrange good type of drains for drainage.
Prepare the farm like this
Okra crop is such a crop whose roots go deep, so when you are plowing the field, then do the first plowing deep. Then lighten the second tillage and then the field should be leveled. Most of the soils of Jharkhand are acidic. Therefore, while preparing the field, sprinkle one or one and a quarter kilograms of lime in the field. Do this work 15 days before planting the seeds. After this, 80 to 100 kg of cow dung should be mixed in the land per acre at the time of final tillage. Apart from this, 40 to 50 kg of diammonium phosphate and equal amounts of urea and potash should be mixed.
Seed selection is very important in the cultivation of any crop. Therefore, farmer brothers should use the seeds of such improved varieties so that the yield is good and they can get profit. For this, in addition to Pusa A4, the improved variety of okra seeds prepared in New Delhi, Pusa, many other agricultural research institutes of the country have also prepared its improved variety. Apart from this, do seed treatment with Trichoderma before sowing the seeds. Treat with 6-8 grams per kg of seed.
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