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The largest banana market in the north is at Dinajpur

Md Magem Ali
October 5, 2021 12:47 pm
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Special Correspondent Dinajpur.
The largest wholesale banana market in the north is in the ten mile area of ​​Kaharol in Dinajpur. The market has been buzzing with farmers, traders and wholesalers since morning. Due to the high supply of bananas in this market, the price of bananas has been a bit lower since last week. Even then, banana growers are benefiting from good yields.

The caller hack has the advantage. Banana can be grown as a companion crop for up to six months. By selling which you can easily take care of the banana field. Sukumar, a farmer from Kaharol, said that he has earned Tk 1 lakh by planting one acre of banana.

According to the District Agriculture Extension Department, Meher Sagar, Sagar, Chinichampa, Sabri and Sundari (Malvhog) varieties are being cultivated in the district. Banana saplings are planted from March to May of the year.

One thousand banana saplings can be planted in one acre. After 14 months, the farmers can collect 1000 banana pods from that banana field. However, most of the banana growers are landless farmers, abandoned and uncultivated land leases are being cultivated by the landless.

Within three to four months of planting the seedlings, banana thor comes to the tree. 7-8 collar sticks are available from one Pir / Kadi. Banana has been cultivated in 4,000 hectares of land in the district. 20 to 30 lakh rupees is sold every day at the banana market. And here 2,000 people including wholesalers, traders, workers, transport are involved.

Banana growers say there is another advantage to banana cultivation. Banana can be grown as a companion crop for up to six months. By selling which you can easily take care of the banana field. Sukumar, a farmer from Kaharol, said that he has earned Tk 1 lakh by planting one acre of banana.

According to the District Agriculture Extension Department, Meher Sagar, Sagar, Chinichampa, Sabri and Sundari (Malvhog) varieties are being cultivated in the district. Banana saplings are planted from March to May of the year. One thousand banana saplings can be planted in one acre. After 14 months, the farmers can collect 1000 banana pods from that banana field. However, most of the banana growers are landless farmers, abandoned and uncultivated land leases are being cultivated by the landless. Within three to four months of planting the seedlings, banana thor comes to the tree. 7-8 collar sticks are available from one Pir / Kadi. Banana has been cultivated in 4,000 hectares of land in the district.