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Kakoda Cultivation and the method and benefits of farming

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Kakoda Cultivation and the method and benefits of farming
Kakoda Cultivation and the method and benefits of farming

Farmers can get a lot of benefits from vegetable cultivation. Because vegetables are prepared in less time and also give good profit. In this, too, if farmers cultivate more profitable vegetables, they can get a very good income. Many vegetables are grown in January. There is also a vegetable Kakoda in them. It is a wild vegetable, but many farmers profit by cultivating it. Its market price ranges from Rs 90 to Rs 150 per kg. Given this, farmers can get very good profit by developing this vegetable. You can do cultivation this vegetable in January. The special thing about this vegetable is that after sowing its seeds once, you can profit from it for 8 to 10 years. We are giving you information about the beneficial vegetable of Kakoda, which is sold at a higher price in the market.

What is Kakoda

It comes under the category of pumpkin vegetable. Many names know Kakoda. It is known by the names Karkotki, Kakora, Kantola, Van Karela, Khekhsa, Kheska, Agakara, Spine Guard, Momordica Dioica etc. Its fruit is similar to a small bitter gourd, which has small barbed fibers on it. In Rajasthan, it is also called Kinkoda. Its greens are very good and tasty. Soft Kakoda greens are more delicious, which people like more. Eating Kakoda greens prepared with hot spices or garlic relieves arthritis in the body. Moreover, Spray Pump is used for many works of farming. 

Nutrients found in Kakoda 

According to the experts of Ayurveda, carbohydrate, protein and fiber and other types of nutrients are found in Kakoda. Regular consumption of this gives benefits to different kinds of diseases. For example, it helps reduce body weight. It is especially considered very beneficial for patients with high blood pressure.

Kakoda can cultivated twice a year.

Kakoda They grow automatically in the rainy season. If it is cultivated, good profits can be earned from it. Kakoda can be produced in India as a summer crop and also in monsoons. This way, farmers can make a very good profit by cultivating it twice a year. By the way, Kakoda is a summer season crop from January to February. And as a monsoon crop, it is sown in July. The special thing about this farming is that once cultivated, and it automatically continues in the future. That’s why there is no need to sow it again and again. They grow automatically in the rain.

Where to get seeds for Kakoda cultivation

As soon as it rains, its vine automatically starts appearing on the banks of forests and fields. For this reason, the Agriculture Department also does not keep its seeds. It is supplied only from the forest. Therefore, Kakoda is produced in the forest only. At the end of the season, the ripe Kakoda seeds fall, and as soon as the first rains fall, Kakoda vines appear in the forest. It can be easily obtained from the forest.

How is Kakoda cultivation done?

For Kakoda cultivation, first of all, the land should be levelled with the help of a tractor or plough. For this, plough the field thrice with the plough so that the soil becomes loose. After this, 15 to 20 tonnes of manure should be applied during the last ploughing. Now 2 to 3 seeds should be sown in the prepared beds at a depth of 2 cm. During this, it is advisable to keep the distance of 2 meters from the ridge to 2 meters and plant to plant a distance of about 70 to 80 cm. Irrigation should be done immediately after sowing the seeds in the field. After this, irrigation can be done based on origin as required. Irrigation during the rainy season because sufficient moisture remains in the soil due to rain. Kakoda crop is ready for harvesting in 70 to 80 days after sowing.

Special things to keep in mind while cultivating Kakoda

  • Kakoda can be cultivated in both tropical and subtropical regions.
  • Its cultivation requires a temperature of 27 to 32 degree Celsius.
  • Sandy loam and clay soil are considered good for Kakoda.
  • For good production of Kakoda, the pH value of the land should be between 5.5 to 7.0. Is.
  • For its cultivation, it is necessary to have a good drainage system in the field.

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