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Cultivation of Rose

About Author of this article:
Mr.Manjunath is Innovative farmer cultivating rose organically from Doddamanchi, Karnataka. He makes products like Rose herbal tea, Gulkhand, Rose Oil, Rose Water,Potpouri, Rose perfume, etc.

You can reach him on, 8971678861

Introduction :
Arka Savi: It is a spray category of rose belonging to floribunda group. Flowers are Purple Pink in colour and are produced in bunches. ‘Arka Savi’ is identified for its floriferous nature with high yield. Potential yield of flowers expected is 30 tons/acre/year. In addition to high yield, it has added advantage of long shelf life of 5-6 days.

Source :

•Rose belongs to family Rosaceae.
•All species of this flower with minor exception belongs to the genus Rosa.
•There are about 150 recognized and described species of roses.
•The genus Rosa is divided into 4 sub genera namely- Eurosa, Platyrhodon,Hesperhodos, Hulthemia.


Strategies on moisture management and conservation of Soil & Water

Method – 1: Cover Crops
Improves soil structure and soil fertilityReduces soil erosion and water rain water run offSuppress weedsProvides food and manureImproves soil moisture and reduces surface crustingReduces high fluctuations of soil temperatureSome cover crops can provide good cash incomeA good alternative source of mulch, especially where crop residue areimportant animal feedMethod – 2: Mulching
Increases soil moistureReduces evaporation from soil surfaceSuppresses weedsReduce high fluctuation in soil temperatureIncreases soil organic matterProtects soil from splash erosion and water run off

Method – 3: Earth Basin
Can be constructed easily by hand