About the Practice

Circular ridges of about 3 to 4 feet height with 6 feet diameter was made at 10 feet distance between the ridges. It is a raised bed for raising vegetables in order to avoid stagnating water during rainy season. This will avoid problems created due to excess moisture and also facilitating seepage of water for easy drainage. He is sowing red amaranths, snake gourd, bitter gourd, beans, kovaikai (Coccinia indica). If he is planting bitter gourd in the first year then he will change the crop in the next year viz., Kovaikai, beans etc.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: C.G. Prakasam,
Agro-Ecological Zone: Western Ghats And Coastal Plain, Hot Humid region (19.3)
Address: Semmattu house, Maithara, Cherthala South
District: Alappuzha
State: Kerala
PIN Code 688539

Practice Details

Ingredients: Tea (Camellia sinensis), buttermilk

PAS 1:

"Technology of planting crops along the ridges"

PAS 2:

"Vegetable Farming Techniques Manual"

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/388 - Practice ID:

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