About the Practice

He cultivates many traditional varieties of vegetables and he identified one traditional bhendi variety (Pachai bhendi) which is resistant to pest and disease and harvesting of pods prolonged upto 3 months and 2 month in the modern variety. His variety fetches more prize like Rs. 5 extra per kg. due to good taste and look

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

Crop: Bhindi
Crop Family: Malvaceae
Crop Scientific Name: (Abelmoschus esculentus)
Crop Vernacular Name: Bendi, Bhendi, Bhindi, Bhindi-tori, Ram-turi, Ram-turi or Ram-turai, Ramturai

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/391 - Practice ID:

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