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Study on Recent Trends of Cultivation, Harvesting and Post Harvesting Methods of Zingiber officinale, Roscoe (Zingiberaceae) in Kannad Area (Maharashtra)

Anil A. Kshirsagar, Sanjay M. Pawar

Abstract: The paper deals with the recent trends of cultivation, harvesting and post harvesting methods of ginger used in Kannad area of district Aurangabad. Ginger is an important commercial crop grown for its aromatic rhizome which is used in both spices and medicines. After cultivation sometimes the ginger crop may affected with rhizome rot , wilting and stem borer diseases. The different control measures are used by farmers for controlling such a diseases. when the ginger plant was develops in between 6-12 months,it produces one meter leaves and stem. After maturity of crop the dugging is done. Ginger is an underground modification of stem called as rhizome; it is a perennial herb plant. Rhizome is divided into distinct nodes and internode. It is ready for market by harvesting and washing to produce brown to white color ginger. Post harvesting methods is widely known for preparation of ginger powder, ginger candy; dried ginger is commonly called as Sunth in Kannad.

Keywords: Ginger rhizome, cultivation, harvesting and post harvesting etc. of Zingiber officinale, Roscoe (Zingiberaceae).

Country: India, Subject Area: Botany Science

Pages: 213 - 216

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019

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Anil A. Kshirsagar, Sanjay M. Pawar, "Study on Recent Trends of Cultivation, Harvesting and Post Harvesting Methods of Zingiber officinale, Roscoe (Zingiberaceae) in Kannad Area (Maharashtra)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i8/show_abstract.php?id=ART2020191, Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019, 213 - 216

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