Siliguri farmers using Israeli technology to grow high-quality tomatoes in off-season

Updated:5 months ago IST

Siliguri (West Bengal), Jul 18 (ANI): Famers in West Bengal’s Phansidewa block are cultivating high quality tomatoes in off-season by using Israeli technology. The farmers in the region have adopted the technique of production using greenhouses with the help of Horticulture department. The new technique has further worked as a motivation for youth to take up agriculture in the district. “We are getting a very good response and the quality is better than the local tomatoes”, said a local farmer. The productivity is comparatively better as the temperature and humidity is controlled in the greenhouse environment.

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