Kitchen Garden in Jarasingha

Raju, K V and Hegde, V R and Hegde, S A (2018) Kitchen Garden in Jarasingha. In: Geospatial Technologies for Agriculture : Case Studies from India. Springer Briefs in Environmental Science . Springer, pp. 101-106. ISBN 978-3-319-96645-8

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Jarasingha village has unique feature of Kitchen Garden within settlement attached to dwelling units that supplements livelihood option for the people. Women in the households cultivate different varieties of vegetables using groundwater. Water from borewells is shared between households. Plots vary in size from 10 × 20 m to 15 × 30 m, and cumulative extent of such garden is 6.03 ha, and there is a clear shift in crops from leafy vegetables during summer to cauliflower in Kharif mostly due to local market demand. During summer, people practice organic cultivation; while in Kharif, chemical fertilizers and pesticides are used.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Research Program : Asia
Series Name: Springer Briefs in Environmental Science
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kitchen Garden, Livelihood option, Vegetables, Organic cultivation, Pesticides
Subjects: Others > Vegetable and Field crops
Others > Fertilizers
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2018 10:23
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2019 07:47
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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