A youth in Narsingdi has found success in commercial cultivation of muskmelon, also known as “Sammam”, an exotic fruit which orginated in the deserts of East Africa and Middle East.
The export price was $10 a kilogramme
Farmers in Sharankhola upazila are delighted by growing off-season varieties of watermelon, which is usually a summer fruit, thanks to the introduction of a new farming method.
After finishing his MBA from a private university in 2017, Habib Khan, 32, landed a job in the garment sector in the same year. After four years in the much-coveted job, he was still struggling to support his family.
The permission will remain in place until October 30
Persimmon, a Japanese fruit variety, is being cultivated for the first time in the Jessore region, thanks to the favourable growing conditions.
Farmers in Sylhet division have seen tremendous success from the cultivation of green malta in the fallow lands this year.