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Ginger (अदरक)

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Over 2500 years ago, Indian farmers had discovered and begun farming many spices and sugarcane. It was in India, between the sixth and fourth centuries BC, that the Persians, followed by the Greeks, discovered the famous “reeds that produce honey without bees? being grown.

Ginger (अदरक)

Ginger Farming Information Guide

Ginger belongs to the family of Zingiberaceae. It is one of the important cash crops and spices grown in India. India is a major exporter of Ginger. It can be grown in Poly houses, net houses, open field, indoors & backyards. Ginger has many health benefits for human body


Culinary & Pharmaceutical preparations, also uses as flavoring in soft drinks, beverages, pickle.

Ginger Producing States
Kerala, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, , Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura, Maharashtra and West Bengal.

Favorable Climate
Sowing Climate –Drizzling of rainfall or even dried land with irrigation source Root growth & Flowering - Well-distributed rainfall to avoid stagnation of water Harvesting – Dry Weather before one month of harvest.
May to June
Growing Duration
9-10 Months

Sowing is done by making beds of 15 cm height, 1 m width & 60 cm spacing between the beds

Some Variety of Ginger
Suprabha, Nedumangad, Maran, Kuruppampady, Suruchi, Surari and more

1500 kgs of root cutting per hectare

Water Requirement
20 Irrigation required with a intervals of 10 days approx which varies according to different soil and climatic conditions.
Drip Irrigation is preferred for higher yielding

Manure & Fertilizers
Nitrogen, Neem Cake, Super Potassium Humate, Sulphur, Fulvic & Neam oil as per the land & climatic condition required.

Post Harvest
After fully maturity, the leaves color turn yellowish and start drying up

The yielding would be approx 15-20 tons/hectare

Cleaning & Drying
After removing all sand particles, cleaning is done by hands usually and Dry it for 1 day to absorb sunlight.

Dry green leaves are used to protect the ginger from sunlight & rain. 

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