Agro Produce System

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

February 1, 2013
By Krishiworld
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants FOXGLOVE ( Digitals lanata Enrh ). An exotic biennial herb, cultivated mainly in central and southern Europe for leaves which contain glycosides used for heart stimulation. India imports a major parts of its requirements of this drugs. The crop perfers silty-loam to clayey-loam soils, rich in organic matter and temperate...

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Mushroom, Types Of Cultivation

June 11, 2012
By Krishiworld
Mushrooms-Cultivation

Types Suitable for cultivation At present 3 mushrooms are being cultivated in India. These are : the white mushroom (Agaricus bisporus), the paddy-straw mushroom (Volvariella vovvacea) and the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus sajor-caju). Of these, A. bisporus is the most popular and economically sound to grow and is extensively cultivated throughout the world. However, due...

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