Sunday, January 24, 2010

Friday, January 15, 2010

Growing Ladies Finger Bhindi in pit system summer cultivation technique

Growing Ladies Finger Bhindi in pit system summer cultivation technique by Pritham 'Metal Farmer' D'Souza

Bhindi or bende kai or okra Ladies finger(Abelmoschus esculentus) is a popular summer vegetable grown extensively along the coast of Mangalore.
The tender fruits have rich iodine content which is used in the treatment of goitre , while the leaves are used for treatment of dysentery and inflammation.
The dry seeds have rich edible oil content of up to 20 % and protein up to 25%


From Growing Ladies Finger Bhindi in pit system summer cultivation technique

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Growing Radish without Soil using Simplified Hydroponics in Mangalore

Growing Radish without Soil using Simplified Hydroponics in Mangalore by Pritham D'Souza

From Hydroponic Radish grown in Mangalore

Radish being a root crop requires adequate spacing for root development. pic taken 13 nov 2009

Growing Pumpkins using Simplified Hydroponics in Mangalore, India

Growing Pumpkins using Simplified Hydroponics in Mangalore, India by Pritham D'Souza





From Hydroponic Pumpkins grown in Mangalore

germinated seeds of palak, amaranthus and pumpkins in a germinating tub