Establishment of Plantation

Functions of water in plant system

  • Successful establishment of arecanut plantation depends on
    1. Provision of protection against sun scorch and
    2. Perfect drainage.
  • Drainage channel is dug for every two rows of arecanut.
  • Depth of drainage channel = At least 15 to 30 cm deeper than the depth of planting.
  • Note :
    1. Clean drainage channels at the onset of monsoon every year. And
    2. Provide out lets for the flow of water from pits.  

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