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Just like the cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, you too should start farming peas from home, you will earn thousands of rupees.

New Delhi. Currently, there is a lot of discussion about the cultivation of peas in the country. The reason for this is former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s love for growing peas. Dhoni, popularly known as Captain Cool on the cricket pitch, likes to eat peas among his vegetables. Dhoni wishes that when the peas start to grow on the plants, he will be able to eat peeled peas on his farm with ease. To do this, Dhoni has started growing peas on a large scale on his farm in Ranchi. Let us tell you that peas are grown in many parts of the country and many varieties of peas are grown as well. Let us know in which states of the country peas are grown and why it is becoming a profitable business.

What is the importance of growing peas?

In India, pea planting starts in the month of September and the pea harvest arrives in the second week of November. In metropolitan areas like Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, the starting price for peas ranges from Rs 60 to Rs 80 per kg. The cultivation of peas in recent years has changed the lives of many farmers. Pea cultivation has started on a large scale in states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Jharkhand.

Dhoni has started growing peas on a large scale at his ranch house in Ranchi.

How much loss in the pea crop?

Farmers who grow peas are the ones who suffer the most from diseases and pests in the crop. With this in mind, scientists have developed many varieties of peas, which are both disease resistant and cheap. Scientists have developed a new pea variety, Pant Matar-399, which is developed from other pea varieties, HFP-530 and Pant Matar-74. The specialty of Pant Matar-399 is that it is resistant to diseases such as mildew, rust, rust, powdery mildew.

This state produces the most peas.

About 5,415 thousand tons of peas are produced in India. The main states in the country that grow peas include Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand and Himachal Pradesh. Especially in western Uttar Pradesh, there is a lot of pea cultivation. Almost half of the country’s peas are produced in Uttar Pradesh.

Farmers are the ones who suffer the most from diseases and pests in the crop.

What is Chabbewal Matar famous for?

Chabbewal Matar of Hoshiarpur in Punjab is very popular in the country. The pea crop is first prepared here throughout the country. Due to the sweet taste, Chabbewal peas are in high demand in every state in the country. Most peas from western Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana are found in Delhi-NCR. Peas have brought prosperity to the lives of thousands of farming families here, who were facing a financial crisis until a few years ago. Peas are now grown in 100 villages in this area and thousands of farmers have become self-sufficient in pea farming. Asia’s only pea market is also located in Hoshiarpur.

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In general, growing peas does not require a lot of water. Pea harvest is good at a temperature of 27-30 degrees. Perhaps this is why the country’s great cricketer, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has started growing peas at his farmhouse in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Pea farming is becoming a profitable business in recent years. Farmers may become more aware of growing peas in the coming years.undefined

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