Which vegetable is suitable to grow under polyhouse?

Generally Cucumber, Summer squash, Brinjal, Tomato, Bell pepper and horticulture cut flowers like Rose, Gerbera etc are cultivated in polyhouse condition.

What is the cost of polyhouse for one acre?

Polyhouse Construction Cost per Acre

Wooden/ bamboo polyhouse Metal structured polyhouse Shed net
Bamboo/ wooden polyhouse cost per acre Rs. 2023500/-. Metal structured polyhouse cost per acre Rs. 3035250/-. Shed net cost per acre Rs. 1011750/-.

Which crop is suitable for polyhouse farming?

Crops grown in Polyhouse Fruits that can be grown are Papaya, Strawberry etc. Vegetables that can be grown include Cabbage, Bitter Gourd, Capsicum, Radish, Cauliflower, Chili, Coriander, Onion, Spinach, Tomato etc. Flowers like Carnation, Gerbera, Marigold, Orchid, and Rose can also be easily grown.

Which farming is most profitable in Kerala?

Sunflower Farming It is also known as Commercial Cash Crop. Sunflower is a highly profitable crop in oilseed production and takes a very short duration 80-115 days to grow. It’s also suitable to grow in rainfed conditions and has the ability to perform in diverse agro-climatic & soil conditions.

What is the cost of polyhouse?

Polyhouse Cost, Polyhouse Profit, and Polyhouse Subsidy

Fixed Cost Items (in Indian rupees) for Polyhouse Subsidy
Land and development Rs.4, 50,000
Polyhouse construction Rs.14, 00,000
Planting material and planting Rs.30, 00,000
Cold storage Rs.9, 00,000

What is difference between greenhouse and polyhouse?

Greenhouse is made of some kind of transparent material to create a microclimate inside the house. Different materials like glass, wood, polyethylene etc. are used as greenhouse cover to create the microclimate. Polyhouse is one type of green house where polyethylene is used as the cover.

How do I start a polyhouse farm?

Steps to start Polyhouse in 1 acre

  1. Step 2 Water source: Water plays a key input in polyhouse cultivation, to be made ensure with the availability of quality and quantity of water and to be planned accordingly.
  2. Step 3 Growing medium:
  3. Step 4 Electricity energy supply:
  4. Step 5 Maintenance of 1 acre polyhouse:

What are different types of polyhouse?

In addition, these polyhouse farming systems are further divided into 3 categories.

  • Low-tech polyhouses.
  • Medium-tech polyhouses.
  • Hi-tech polyhouses.

Who is the best farmer in Kerala?


  • K Viswanathan (Mithranikethan) Memorial Nelkathir Award- For the best farming society.
  • Karshakothama Award- For the best farmer.
  • Yuvakarshaka Award- For young farmer (female)
  • Yuvakarshakan Award- For young farmer (male)
  • Karshaka Thilakam Award- For the best farmer (female)
  • Kera Kesari Award- For best coconut farmer.

What farming makes the most money?

Corn, also known as maize, is a staple food in America and across the world. In 2019, U.S. farmers planted 91.7 million acres of corn, making it the most produced crop, of any crop, in the U.S.

How do you build a low-cost polyhouse?

Low-cost polyhouse was constructed using locally available bamboo and metallic wire for developing the frame. UV stabilized film of 200µ (800 gauge) was used for covering the roof and 75% shade net on the side walls. The estimated cost of construction of a 100 m2 size polyhouse varied between Rs. 13000 to 15000.