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Moringa Oleifera Seeds Manufacturer



Often found wild in the forests but very commonly grown in households. It grows on a variety of soils but prefers alluvial soils with sufficient moisture. It is identified by thick, corky and deeply fissured bark and tripinnate leaf.

 

Morphology of the Fruit/Seed : Capsule 10 to 20 cms long: seeds 3 corned and about 2 to 3 cms long including the wings.

Seed Collection and Storage : Pods are collected in May-June, dried in the sun, thrashed and winnowed to separate the clean seeds which are dried and kept in air-tight container. Seeds lose viability considerably during the first year of storage.

Pretreatment : Not required.

Nursery Technique : Sunken beds alternated by irrigated channels are made after working the soil. Sowing is done in June in lines, 20 cms a part and the spacing between the seeds is 2 cms and depth is 1 cm. On completion of germination, the seedlings are spaced about 10 cms in lines. One year old seedling is planted out. Large branch cuttings are also used.

 

Flowering : The fragrant, whitish flowers in numerous panicles appear in January to March.


Specifications

Family Moringaceae
Common Name Drumstick Tree
Telugu Name Munaga
Fruiting The elongated fruits ripen from April-June.


Seed Biology

No. of seeds per Kg. Germination percentage Period of germination days
8000 to 9000 60 to 70 8 to 10