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Truck Gardening or Farming

It is the method of growing special vegetable crops in relatively large quantities for distant markets by the employment of intensive methods in this method of gardening there is. Comparatively less intensive cultivation and land values are also lower than market gardening. The development of national highways in India and efficient motor truck facilities is recent years has helped his considerably. Truck farming becomes prosperous in those regions where climate, soil and other factors of production assure better yields than the average, and where labour is cheap. Through truck fanning vegetable surplus in one region can be better disposed of in those areas where there is a shortage of vegetables. Onion from Nasik and green chills from UP. are available in Gwalior during early summer season due to this .Better storage facilities are not available, everywhere in India and this affects considerably the truck gardening.
 

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