India: Assam grows 140 tomato species, 80 chilli varieties & 52 types of veggies
India: Assam grows 140 tomato species, 80 chilli varieties & 52 types of veggies || Picture Courtesy: Google Images

Assam, India: At a farming facility in the Pabhoi district of Biswanath, Assam, a wide variety of vegetables have been successfully grown.

In the farms of Pabhoi Greens in Biswanath, a large variety of vegetables, including 140 species of tomatoes, 80 varieties of chillies, and 52 varieties of cabbages, broccoli, and cauliflower, were successfully grown. The building itself occupies a vast area of ground that contains numerous fisheries.

This season, a large variety of tomatoes in all colours, textures, and sizes were produced. These tomatoes come in a variety of colours, from bright red to green and yellow, and weigh anything between 250 grammes and 5 grammes.

On the farm, 52 different varieties of broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage have also been grown. 80 different types of chillies in all, each with a unique shape, size, flavour, and level of heat.

The young agribusiness woman Neelam Dutta has been growing these crops experimentally in Pabhoi Greens. In addition to experimentally growing these crops, he is also actively engaged in growing rice and raising fish.

For more than a decade, the organisation has also played a key role in promoting fish farming and organic farming methods. To secure the survival of the original crops, they are also involved in the creation and storage of organic seeds for diverse organisations, with a vermicompost production of above 2 MT.

In the states of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh, Neelam Dutta has been effective in educating groups of women about growing a variety of vegetables, cash crops, and fish for commercial purposes. In addition to offering a large selection of fish to consumers, his company also provides spawn and fingerlings to other fish farms in accordance with their requirements.

Neelam Dutta has travelled to numerous locations in Europe as part of various programmes run by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in addition to training persons employed in the region. On the farm, he also conducts training for business owners and students.