Greenhouse for Dummies

The Green Initiative

If India has to emerge as an economic power in the world, our agricultural productivity should equal those countries, which are currently rated as economic power of the world. We need a new and effective technology which can improve continuously the productivity, profitability, sustainability of our major farming systems.

One such technology is the greenhouse technology. Although it is centuries old, it is new to India. Growing plants is both an art and a science. About 95% of plants, either food crops or cash crops are grown in open field. In some of the temperate regions where the climatic conditions are extremely adverse and no crops can be grown, man has developed methods of growing some high value crop continuously by providing protection from the excessive cold, which is called as Greenhouse Technology. So, Greenhouse Technology is the technique of providing favourable environment condition to the plants. It is…

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