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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 6 (2020)

Edamame cultivation: An opportunity to income generation for doubling the income of farm women

Author(s):

Tiwari Rekha and Tomar DS

Abstract:
India as a developing nation, is home to almost 1.35 billion people, and is also a significant contributor to the world’s poverty and health problems, providing a clear target for global initiatives against hunger. To enhance the economic condition of rural families Krishi Vigyan Kendra (RVSKVV) Ujjain (M.P) conducted an On Farm Testing in the adopted cluster area of the KVK, Ujjain. Edamame was introduced to farm women for fresh consumption in Green stage. Vegetable soybean is similar to its grain counterpart – it is the same species, but harvested earlier, when pods are bright green, yielding bigger, sweeter seeds Results reveal that edamame is new in Malwa region hence there could be a key intervention in doubling the income of farm women.

Pages: 281-284  |  886 Views  348 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Tiwari Rekha and Tomar DS. Edamame cultivation: An opportunity to income generation for doubling the income of farm women. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(6S):281-284.

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