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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 : BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION OF ROSES •Rose belongs to family Rosaceae. •Majority types of this species with minor difference belongs to genus Rosa. •There are around 150 perceived and portrayed types of roses. •The genus Rosa is divided into 4 sub genera namely- Eurosa, Platyrhodon,Hesperhodos, Hulthemia. Fl

Strategies on moisture management and conservation of Soil & Water

Method – 1: Cover Crops Improves soil structure and soil fertility Reduces soil erosion and water rain water run off Suppress weeds Provides food and manure Improves soil moisture and reduces surface crusting Reduces high fluctuations of soil temperature Some cover crops can provide good cash income A good alternative source of mulch, especially where crop residue are important animal feed Method – 2: Mulching Increases soil moisture Reduces evaporation from soil surface Suppresses weeds Reduce high fluctuation in soil temperature Increases soil organic matter Protects soil from splash erosion and water run off Method – 3: Earth Basin Can be constructed easily by hand Improved soil moisture and water availability to plants No rain water is lost through run off and the risk of erosion is reduced Method – 4: Semi circular Bunds Easy to construct Suitable for farmlands with gradiant Increases soil moisture Reduces eros