Saki roots are rich in quality and are used in other products along with Ayurvedic medicines. From the Neemuch Aushadhi mandi of Madhya Pradesh, the sale is done in many other mandis of the country.
The government is constantly trying to double the income of farmers. This is the reason why they are being encouraged to move away from traditional farming to cultivate differently. For this, the government is encouraging farmers to cultivate fruits, vegetables and medicinal plants in order to earn a good income. The cost of cultivation of medicinal plants is low and earning is high. Apart from this, due to their low production, demand always remains and farmers get good prices.
One such plant is asparagus. It is also called Satavaar. It is called by different names in different regions. Asparagus is considered an important plant in Ayurveda. Such properties are found in it, which is useful in the diagnosis of many diseases. Agricultural experts say that it is cultivated prominently in India and Sri Lanka apart from the entire Himalayan regions. According to the farming farmers, 4 quintal dry asparagus comes out in a bigha, which is worth around 40 thousand. One acre earns up to Rs 5-6 lakhs.
Asparagus is a plant with many branches
Asparagus is a plant with many branches. It is up to two meters long and resembles bunched bunches. The roots are sold only when the crop is ready. Its roots are rich in quality and are used in other products along with Ayurvedic medicines. From the Neemuch Aushadhi mandi of Madhya Pradesh, the sale is done in many other mandis of the country.
Planting of asparagus is like paddy
Transplanting of this plant is also similar to that of paddy, that is, the plant is prepared in the nursery and then planted in the already prepared field. To make nursery, 1 meter wide and 10 meter long beds are prepared. Pebble-stone is removed from the bed. The germination of asparagus seeds is 60 to 70 percent. About 12 kg of asparagus seed is planted in one hectare field. The seeds are sown in a bed 15 cm below and covered with light soil from above.
After two months, the plants are ready for transplanting.
After two months, asparagus plants are ready for transplanting. Thick ridges or drains are made in the field for transplanting asparagus plants. It is made and plants are planted at an equal distance. Asparagus plants grow rapidly by planting in rams. This is a root plant, so there should be a system of drainage of water in the field and rainwater should not be stored in the field.
More profit on making and selling powder
The root starts maturing after 12 to 14 months of transplanting. About 500 to 600 grams of root can be obtained from a plant. On an average, 12 thousand to 14 thousand kg of fresh root can be obtained from one hectare. After drying it, farmers get 1 thousand to 1200 kg gram root. Farmers can sell it directly in the market. If you want to earn more profit, then the root can be powdered and sold.
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