Jamun CultivationJune, July and August are the best months for planting new orchards of Jamun. Its fruits are rich in many medicinal properties, dark purple in color. Nowadays in the market Jamun (BlackberryAgricultural scientists are advising farmers for its cultivation due to good price of ) . These days the price of jamun is getting more than apple, orange and mango. Its price is getting up to Rs 200 per kg. Therefore, farmers can benefit by planting this plantation. Senior fruit scientist Dr. SK Singh told the farmers how to cultivate it through TV-9 Digital. Jamun is not only considered very good for the health of the eaters but also improves the economic health of those who cultivate it.
According to fruit scientist Dr. Singh, the fruit of jamun has acidic properties. Due to which its taste is astringent. Many such elements are found inside the jamun, due to which its fruit is useful for humans. Eating its fruits is beneficial in diabetes, anemia, teeth and stomach related diseases. The full grown tree of Jamun is more than 20 to 25 feet in length, which looks like a normal tree. Its cultivation requires fertile land.
What is the land like for plantation?
Well drained loamy soil is more suitable for Jamun plantation. Its tree should not be grown in hard and sandy land. It can be planted anywhere except the cold regions of India. There is no special effect of heat and rain on its tree. But the frost in winter and excessive heat in summer can prove to be harmful for it. Rain has a special contribution in the ripening of its fruits. But the rain during flowering is harmful for it.
Major varieties of Jamun
The name of Raja Jamun comes in good varieties of Jamun. Its fruit is very sweet and juicy. The kernels are small. Sub-Tropical Horticulture Institute, Lucknow has developed a variety named CISH J45. Jamun of this species has been prepared. The shape of the fruit is oval, which turns dark black after ripening. This is where the CISH J37 has also developed. The fruits that come out in it are dark black in color. It is grown in rain. In this, the kernels of fruits are small in size.
Jamun seeds require a temperature around 20 degrees to germinate. After germination, the plants need normal temperature to grow. After that plant in the field and take necessary care.
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