Fenugreek Farming Tips in India - Fenugreek seeds Benefits

Fenugreek offers several health benefits, including controlling blood sugar, improving digestion, boosting milk production in nursing women, and reducing inflammation.
Fenugreek or methi crop prefers a cool, frost-free climate with clear skies for best growth. It can handle frost in its early stages but is vulnerable during flowering.
In Northern India, fenugreek is planted from late October to early November. In Southern India, it is grown in early October for winter crops and late June to July for summer crops.
One can protect fenugreek plants from pests and diseases by practising crop rotation, maintaining proper spacing, and using organic pesticides when necessary.

Fenugreek requires light watering just after sowing. Subsequent irrigations should be conducted within 30, 70 to 75, 85 to 90, and 105 to 110 days after sowing the seeds.

The best time to harvest Fenugreek or methi is when the lower leaves start shedding, and the pods turn yellow. Harvesting can be done manually by cutting the plants by sickles.
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