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Conserve water and increase turmeric yield with precision irrigation

India is the largest producer of turmeric in the world, as out of the total turmeric grown in the world, India contributes to around 78-80% of it. Although there are a few challenges that turmeric growers are confronted with, precision irrigation helps increase the quantity and the quality of turmeric yield. Besides, with precision irrigation in turmeric cultivation, turmeric growers can save on valuable resources such as water, money, and labour.

Why precision irrigation for turmeric?

Through precision irrigation, turmeric growers can protect the crops from a variety of diseases through the application of the right amount of water and fertilizers. Also, they can improve the quality of the yield, as precision irrigation would have the essential growth nutrients delivered in the right quantities to the crop root zone, thereby also contributing to considerable savings in the use of water, nutrients, and fertilizers to the crop.

Precision irrigation brings some sure shot benefits to both, the quality as well as the quantity of the crop yield.

  • Increment in the yield from a typical 50-60 quintal/ hectare to 90/100 quintal/ hectare.
  • 30% and 50% better water-efficiency as compared to sprinkler irrigation and flood irrigation respectively.
  • Significant decrease in pest attacks and therefore crop diseases.
  • A considerable reduction in the labour costs involved in turmeric cultivation.

 

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Growers stories

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Meet the people pioneering precision irrigation

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Nikhil Chougule has harvested 45 quintals of turmeric per acre with net profit of 3-4 lakhs.

“If you want to get more yield with a very limited water, drip is the only option.”

Nikhil Chougule

Turmeric, India

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