Farmer harvests 43 kilograms of elephant foot yam after trying soilless method
Kunnamangalam (Kozhikode): A farmer harvested 43 kilograms of elephant foot yam after he cultivated in soilless method. Cherukulathoor native Chandran planted yam in five sacks without soil and got the stunning yield.
Chandran said that the yield doubled when he replaced soil with dry leaves and organic fertilizers. The soilless method is ideal for those who living in flats and those do not have land.
As the dry leaves collected from the house compound can be used for farming, the yard and premises will remain clean, said Chandran. The harvest was inaugurated by agriculture officer Divya.