The use of poly houses for growing turmeric cultivation is becoming increasingly popular. As it allows farmers to grow turmeric crops during monsoon and winter seasons. Providing them with a greater yield and profit.
Because growing turmeric crops can be grown during winter and monsoon months. Which do not suit other vegetable crops. It brings great returns to farmers. Because they are able to sell their crops at higher prices due to reduced supply.
So let’s see some tips about turmeric cultivation in poly houses.
Tips To Turmeric Cultivation
Seedlings need lots of sunlight and proper ventilation. During the initial few weeks so keep in mind to cover it with white cloth at least during morning or noontime.
Fertilizing them regularly helps strengthen root development.
Never overfeed since nitrogen will not promote flowering.
Leaves grow only which may lead to yellowing leaves. Or even the death of plants.
If there is too much nitrogen supplied. Due to excess water uptake. By roots or uneven application.
Irrigate them frequently.
Do not allow water accumulation below their roots.
Roots can get rotting due to a lack of oxygen supply. Under the mud layer created by wet soil layers. Especially in open field production.
Turmeric, or haldi as it’s called in Hindi, is the spice of India. India consumes around 90% of the world’s supply of turmeric. Which has an estimated yearly value of $4 billion.
We all know that this yellowish-orange root with its a distinctive smell. And bitter taste has many culinary uses.
It also comes with great benefits to the environment. And this is why more farmers are now opting to produce turmeric in poly houses instead of traditional agriculture methods.