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Event Name :
Success Story on Intercrop of Papaya in Ginger
Event Venue :
Name of Farmer- Shri. Vikram Gulabrao Kadam At Post Perale Tal. Karad Dist. Satara
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra Borgaon Satara District, Maharashtra
Contact person details :
Shri. B. M. Yadgirwar
SMS (Horticulture)
Event Date :
10/18/2016 To 10/18/2016
Pre Event Description :
Intercrop of organic Papaya in Ginger crop. Papaya seedlings were planted in the interspace between alternate beds of ginger crop. Papaya crop was raised and sprayed with organic inputs. Plant population of Papaya per acre is 800 and yield obtained in first year is 30 tonnes per acre where as yield per plant 37 kg approximately and average weight of fruit is around 1.75 to 1 kg. Fruits were sold at avareage rate of Rs.15 per fruit. Gross income obtained from Papaya is Rs. 4,50,000 .Yield obtained from perenated Ginger crop is 28.83 Tonnes per acre . The main advantage of this system is additional income and the shade to the Ginger crop for maximizing the yield.
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