Malta cultivation gaining popularity in Bogra

Dhaka,  Tue,  19 September 2017
Published : 13 Jun 2017, 21:07:07

Malta cultivation gaining popularity in Bogra

Malta cultivation gaining popularity in Bogra
Our Correspondent

BOGRA, June 13: Malta cultivation has been going on in different villages of the district from the last few years.

Farmers get a good production of the juicy fruit and make a handsome profit every season, said cultivator Mobarak Hossain of Merai village under Dupchanchia upazila.

Local agriculture office sources said with the help of modern farming method malta can be cultivated anywhere of the country. The department provides all sorts of support to the cultivators who want to grow the citrus fruit on experiment or commercial basis.

Farmer Jalal Uddin of Sadraderpara village under Dupchanchia upazila said he has been cultivating the fruit at his homestead for the last five years. He said the trees have started bearing the fruit from the last year.

Each hali (four pieces) is being sold from at Tk 36 to Tk 40 in the retail market whereas the wholesale price is Tk 30 to Tk 35 across the district.
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