ORGANIC FARMING IN KERALA EPUB!
"Organic agriculture is a holistic production management system which promotes and enhances agro-ecosystem health, including biodiversity, biological cycles. Kerala agri minister KP Mohanan said the state is now meeting over 70% of its demand for vegetables on its own compared with just 20% a few. When popular Malayalam actor Manju Warrier decided to return to work in after a year sabbatical, she waited for a movie centred on a.
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Growing population, urbanisation and rising wage levels necessitated imports of fruits and vegetables in large quantities from the nearby states organic farming in kerala Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Tamil Nadu soon became the major supplier of vegetables to Kerala. As it happens when people gorge, Kerala was blissfully unaware of the rising use of fertilisers and pesticides in the imported vegetables. Students of Rajagiri College and Sacred Heart College display a bumper harvest they reaped through organic farming on three and half acres in Ernakulam For states like Tamil Nadu, the huge demand from Kerala turned out to be a lucrative opportunity.
It bumped up the supply of vegetables by using vast tracts of irrigated land.
Low wages too helped. Ripe Market The supply of vegetables from Tamil Nadu with organic farming in kerala checks on their chemical content would have continued unabated if not for the growing awareness about pesticides and fertiliser.
According to the promoters of the programme, these grow bags are effective than the common grow bags available in the market.
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Low wages too helped. Ripe Market The supply of vegetables from Tamil Nadu with minimal checks on their chemical content would have continued unabated if not for the growing awareness organic farming in kerala pesticides and fertiliser.
People have not only taken note of their near total dependence for vegetables on other states but also the quality of the imports.
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A raft of studies have linked pesticides to the rising incidence of cancer and other diseases in Kerala. One, a direct effect that leads to gastro-intestinal cancer. Two, an indirect effect that causes breast and uterus cancer in women by disrupting the hormone levels. They are tasty and fleshy, similar to Karimeen pearl spot.
Long but shallow tanks are dug organic farming in kerala rows of coconut trees in a plantation, and the fish are reared there. But as much success as the field farming models have had, the innovations in terrace gardening developed by Jacob himself have turned out to be most popular.
These vertical and homestead models of cultivation in pots, grow-bags and rows, which allow families who stay in congested urban areas to grow anywhere between plants on organic farming in kerala single stand that can easily be housed on balconies or small terraces.
I too travel across Kerala to give classes regarding these methods.
The health of ecosystem and concerned organisms can be sustained and enhanced by organic farming.