Fennel cultivation should be started in September


The agriculture experts have advised growers to start cultivation of fen-nel (saunf) in September and complete it in October to get good yield.

According to a spokesman for the Agricul-ture (Extension) Department, fennel is full with healthy ingredients and plays a piv-otal role in making the human beings healthy and sound.

He said that it provides relief from anemia, indigestion, flatulence, constipation, colic, diarrhea, respiratory disorders, menstrual disorders, and reme-dies against eye and heart diseases too.

Therefore, farmers should cultivate this important crop which will also play an im-portant role to lessen their financial prob-lems as it has also an attractive value price in the market, he added.

He also advised the growers to cultivate approved varieties of fennel as standard seed plays a vital role in enhancing pro-duction. The fennel can also be sown in fodder crops, he added.—APP


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