Use of wheat and gram sawdust/straw

  • Sawdust is the important crop material to use in compost, mulches, growers of small fruit, nursery preparation and soil conditioner.
  • Wheat straw is a suitable material for mushroom production.
  • Wheat straw (Bhusa) in the manger either goes to the manure pit to make farmyard manure or it is mixed it with dung to make dung cakes.
  • For drying and curing, space heating & heating chicken brooders in the Agriculture industry.
  • Wheat straw is also used in animal feeding.

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Post-harvest management in gram

  • Drying harvested crop for five to six days.
  • After drying, the harvested crop is threshing by thresher.
  • Before storing, the harvested grains should be well dried.
  • To avoid the attack of pulse beetle during the storage of gram, dip the bag in 10% Malathion solution.

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Storage technique for gram

  • With about 13 to 15 percent humidity, the harvesting of the crop decreases with fewer grains.
  • There is a big impact on the presence of chickpeas, e.g. colour.
  • Visual appearance is often important for its market value.
  • The harvest should be stored only by cleaning.
  • Regular monitoring of pulses in storage hygiene, wastewater cooling and storage is very important.
  • Take special care of moisture in the grain during storage.
  • The quantity of low moisture can be broken during the harvest and handling.
  • If the environment is not favorable, the breaking of grain is increasing so decrease the quality and life of the storage of seed and germination of seed.
  • Grain should be healthy so that the market will get good value in the crop market.

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Gram harvesting

Gram harvesting

  • When most of the pod is yellow, then gram must be harvested.
  • Moisture should be around 15 percent in gram.
  • When the plant gets dry and the leaves become red brown and the leaves begin to fall, then the crop is ready for harvesting.

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