In the midst of the Corona crisis, if you have only one acre of agricultural land, then you can earn up to Rs 6 lakh from farming every year. For this, today we will tell you about the cultivation of such medicinal plant, from which you can earn many times more profit than the cost. If you do not have agricultural land, then you can cultivate it by taking land on contract also. In fact, with the increase in the number of diabetes patients in the last few years, the demand for stevia has also increased rapidly.
How does this look like, where stevia is getting cultivates.?
Stevia plant grows up to 60 to 70 centimeters. the plant lasts for many years, in which there are many branches. The leaves of this tree look like common plants, but they are about 25 to 30 times sweeter than sugar.
It is currently being cultivated in Bangalore, Pune, Indore and Raipur. Apart from this, this plant is cultivated in the world in Paraguay, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and America. Stevia helps in making insulin in the body of a diabetic patient.
How much does it cost?
In stevia cultivation, 40,000 plants are planted in one acre. On this, you will spend about one lakh rupees. In Stevia cultivation farming, you can earn about five times more than your cost. The cost of one plant of ranges from Rs. 120 to 140 . In such a situation, you can earn up to Rs 6 lakh from stevia planted in one acre of agricultural land.
What is the Land & Environment requirement?
A semi-humid and semi-warm climate is considered best for stevia cultivation. In India, it can be cultivated at any time of the year. It cannot be cultivated in areas where the temperature goes below zero degrees. For its good yield, it should have loamy soil between 6ph to 7ph. Its irrigation has to be done every 10 days. It has 3 to 4 harvestings in a year. In each cutting, 60 to 90 quintals of dry leaves are produced.
How Eswachh helps the Farmers to cultivate Stevia?
Eswachh is a manuring company that makes Rocket organic manure from vegetable waste. The Organic manure produced from the composting process is 100% compliant to the Fertiliser control order 1985. Organic manure is very good for the growth of the Stevia plant and gives a higher yield.