Sack Cultivation of Indigenous Shak: Prospects in Waterlogged Southwest Bangladesh

Shamima Nasrin *

Bangladesh Jute Research Institute (BJRI), Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

Md. Abdul Mannan

Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

Sabiha Sultana

Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

Rebaka Sultana

Department of Horticulture, Sher-e Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

Md. Abdul Gaffar

National Agricultural Training Academy (NATA), Bangladesh.

Shamsunnaher

Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Bangladesh.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

A study on the Prospect and profitability of Indigenous Vegetables (Kalmi, Helencha, and Malancha Shak) was conducted in Shyamnagar Upazila of Satkhira district in waterlogged conditions from September 2020 to May 2021. T0= Control (No Urea and Vermicompost), T1= Urea (%): Vermicompost (%), 50:50, T2= Urea (%): Vermicompost (%), 75:25, T3= Urea (%): Vermicompost (%), 25:75, T4= 100% Urea, and T5= 100% Vermicompost were the six treatments used in the Completely Randomized Design (CRD) experiment. The treatments and various native marshland leafy greens differed significantly from one another. The vegetables in T2 (Urea (%): Vermicompost (%), 75:25) had the highest yield, gross and net income, and BCR, whereas the control had the lowest of all. When comparing the yields of various vegetables, Helencha Shak had the highest yield, gross and net income, and BCR, whereas Kalmi Shak had the lowest yield.

Keywords: Vegetables, sack cultivation, profitability, food crops


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Nasrin, S., Mannan, M. A., Sultana, S., Sultana, R., Gaffar, M. A., & Shamsunnaher. (2024). Sack Cultivation of Indigenous Shak: Prospects in Waterlogged Southwest Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Food Research and Nutrition, 3(3), 439–448. Retrieved from https://journalajfrn.com/index.php/AJFRN/article/view/146

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