Nigeria Food Security Outlook Update, June 2020 – January 2021 Collaborative research can be integral to climate action ‘Pandemic threatens future of 600M kids in South Asia’ OP-ED: Challenges in the haor regions Microplastics, microbeads: What you did not know about self-care products ‘Save our village forest’ প্লাস্টিক দূষণ: বছরে মারা যাচ্ছে প্রায় ১ মিলিয়ন সামুদ্রিক পাখি International Plastic Bag Free Day 3rd July, 2020 – A Webinar Arranged by ESDO Green activists for stopping use of plastic bags International Plastic Bag free Day-2020

Malta farming sees success in Jashore


Delicious fruit malta sees successful cultivation in Keshobpur upazila of Jashore. Four years ago, Abdus Selim of Pathra village under Keshobpur upazila decided to grow organic malta on his land after learning that fruits grown with chemical fertilizers pose threat to human health. “I planted 200 plants of Bari-1 variety of malta on my two acres of land investing Tk 80,000 in November 2015. Fruiting started this year and now the trees bear 300 to 400 pieces of malta each,” said Selim, who has been involved in nursery business for 25 years, growing plants on his own land. “I use natural fertilizer in my malta orchard and take care of the trees regularly. If the weather remains favourable, there is a possibility of bumper yield. I expect to sell the popular fruit for Tk 100 to Tk 150 per kg.

Read More:

Posted by on Sep 17 2019. Filed under Organic agriculture. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


Which Country is most Beautifull?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...