Fish is the predominantly eaten meat across the world for its enormous protein values. As a result the demand for fish farming has increased and it became more beneficial to many people. Especially in India, where more than 50% of the people use fish as their primary food item. Fish farming is one of the forms of aquaculture where seas are the main source for its farming. But in recent times the tradition has decreased drastically and the practice of raising fish in ponds and lakes has increased. Production wise, China holds top place with more than 60% in the worlds table.
Amla or Indian gooseberry is the most famous traditional fruit of India. Rich in vitamin C, these fruits are widely used in medicinal field. From the traditional period, its pickle is very popular in India. Apart from that, it is used in several hair products and toothpastes as well. Hence its cultivation holds prominent place in India where large benefits are guaranteed. In India Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh are said to have maximum production. Available in different varieties, amla is widely grown in tropical regions. So, lets see what are the favorable and unfavorable conditions for its cultivation.
Fenugreek belongs to the bean family Leguminosae and is widely grown as an annual plant in the world. It is a daily ingredient in almost every cuisine and its uses as a herb or as a spice is enormous. Its cultivation is simple and gives unimaginable benefits if carried in a proper manner. Apart from the seeds, the young pods are also well used as a vegetable or as a garnishing agent in different type of recipes. It is a semiarid crop and mostly supports dry weather conditions. So, lets see what are the favorable conditions for its cultivation.
Onion is one of the daily required vegetable in the world. Although a perennial plant, Onion crop is generally cultivated as an annual plant. India is the second largest country to produce onions where Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat etc, contribute to the major production. This crop requires different climatic conditions and can be harvested within 3 to 5 months. Usually called as common onions or bulb onions, these can be available in red, white and yellow color. So lets see what are the different stages of its cultivation.
Grape is an evergreen most profitable commercial crop in the world. This berry fruit grows in different climatic conditions and belongs to one of the species of flowering plant genus Vitis. Its cultivation began 8000 years ago in western parts of Asia where most of the grapes are used for producing wine. Later its sweet taste and inebriety has led it to become one of the famous fruit in the world. In India it is mostly grown as a table fresh fruit where Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu holds the major share of production. So, lets see under what conditions does this profitable crop is cultivated.
Increase in population and decline in the production of food has led to adopt more advanced techniques for agriculture. Vertical farming is one of such modern technology invented to enhance the traditional way of farming. It is a process of cultivating the crops in vertically stacked layers to increase more production with less utilization of soil and water. Although it is becoming pretty much famous in well developed countries, its importance is slowly growing in India. So lets see about this modern farming technology in detail.