All set for harvesting of ‘Lola’ long beans grown through hi-tech farming
Taliparamba: The Karimbath District Agricultural Farm is all set to harvest the ‘Lola’ variety of long beans using hi-tech method. Polyhouse farming method, that protects crops from intense heat, sunlight and wind, is implemented here.
The long beans have rooted in 190 grow bags in the polyhouse that has 18 meter length and 16 meter width. This method of farming is completely hygienic and pest-free. Before going near the plants, one should remove footwear and wash feet using antiseptic solution.
The polyhouse is built in a way that prevent pests and insects from entering inside. There are equipments to control temperature and humidity inside the polyhouse. Irrigation is managed by sprinkler. The ‘Lola’ long beans are grown in the farm by scientific application of organic fertilizers.