Madhuban Farm & Nursery
Madhuban Farm & Nursery has been cultivating custard apple seedlings on more than 40 acres of land for the last several years. Today more than 50 manpower are working in the field of Madhuban Farm Nursery and skilled managers with B.Sc. Agri and MBA are providing various services to the farmers
Need is the mother of invention and the farmer is the real researcher, he said. Founded the organization.
Nana Saheb himself conducts a farmer training class at Madhuban Nursery every month on custard apple production technology and profitable farming with the aim of providing scientific information to the farmers about custard apple crop. There is no charge for this training course and it is conducted free of cost. All expenses for this training class are borne by Madhuban Farm & Nursery. The nursery has been modernized in 2016 and two magnificent
The mother tree of NMK-1 Golden variety is available only at Madhuban Farm and Nursery. Barshi, Available at Solapur. This variety is not available for sale in any other nursery.
Today, NMK-1 Golden has been cultivated on more than 17,000 acres in Maharashtra and other states. Madhuban Farm and Nursery has indirectly contributed to the planting of trees by providing more than twenty lakh custard apple seedlings. Madhuban Farm and Nursery is famous among the farmers of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu etc. NMK-1 Golden seedling are also export and cultivated in other countries like USA and Tanzania
- Patented by Government of India in year 2017
- Fruit pulp percentage = 60 to 70%
- Number of seeds in the fruit = 15 to 20
- Average weight = 600 to 1000 gram
- Color = Golden yellow
- Other Features = Big eyes, attractive fruit, resistant to cracking
- The incidence of diseases and pests is less than other market rates
- Due to its high perishability more convenient for transportation, marketing and export