Himachal reap peas grown under zero budget natural farming

Shimla, March 11 (IANS) In a first, a Himachal Pradesh university has successfully undertaken the harvesting of peas planted under the zero budget natural farming, scientists said on Sunday.

The first picking of the peas was undertaken last week at the farms of Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan district, with encouraging results.

Based on the first harvest, the production was calculated to be around five quintals an acre.

The scientists are expecting up to three pickings from the crop.