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Event Name :
OFT on Zero energy cool chamber for storage of vegetables
Event Venue :
Thangmeiband and Karong village of Imphal West, Manipur
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Imphal West, ICAR Manipur Centre,Lamphelpat,Distt. Imphal West
Contact person details :
Laishram Kanta Singh
ACTO (SCWE)
kanta_lai@yahoo.co.in
8967023257 03852410485
Event Date :
4/1/2010 To 3/31/2013
Objective: On Farm Trails (OFTs) entitle “Zero energy cool chamber for storage of vegetables” were conducted at Thangmeiband and Karong village of Imphal West, Manipur
Pre Event Description :
Trial was conducted under Imphal west, Manipur condition in cabbage, cauliflower and mushroom. These are the valuable horticultural crops of Manipur. Shelf life of cabbage was 10 days in ZECC condition and 4 days in room condition. Storage duration of cauliflower was found 15 days under ZECC condition and 6 days under room condition. Shelf life of mushroom under ZECC condition was 5 days and one day under room condition (Figure 5). ZECC condition could extension another six days in shelf life of cabbage and 9 days case in of cauliflower help the farmers in terms of controlling market supply and most importantly controlling the market price. Mushroom industry in the state is at infant stage. Fresh mushrooms are highly demand in the local market and most of the mushroom growers in the state are cultivated mushroom at the household level. ZECC can play big role in providing fresh mushroom in the market for the small mushroom growers.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Construction of Zero Energy Cool Chamber at Karong Village
Image: Construction of Zero Energy Cool Chamber at Thoubal district, Manipur
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