1.Note that u cannot do %100 uniform Harvest on your plantain farm due to UN-uniformity of the soil component
2.Harvesting session gives different months’ interval before another session of harvesting can take place
3.Continuous Harvest Can take place for duration of 6 months before end of harvesting seasons.
4.you cannot make your capital investment at once mostly the first timer at the first year harvesting duration
5.Note that plantain farming business is like building a house and installing tenant which give you annual income.
ABOUT OUR SUCKER PRODUCTION:
What we do sell is musa paradisiacal a which is known as Giant Elephant and is a species from Cameroon which is the best hybrid so far..this are the type of species that fruit are always big in nature and ...and it takes Minimum of 10 to 12months to harvest ..the next harvest don't take that long before fruiting due to side by side suckers been germinating before the parent plantain gets ready for harvest.
We have different technique to plant plantain just to avoid wind fall when mature and this take practical aspect before comprehending with the planting.....
To make a successful plantain business, there are criteria we need to put into considerations.
THEY ARE LISTED BELOW :
2.Land Topographic (not too necessary)
5.Type of soil
These are the major criteria we must put into consideration before dashing into planting of plantain.
You must solve all this before going ahead with the business.
FOR A SUCCESSFUL PLANTAIN
You need to make sure that u source for the rightful suckers which are the once we have here..
The spacing in which u are planting.
Numbers of suckers that can contain one acre which u can finally use to calculate with hectares, acres or plots u want to plant.
BENEFITS AND INCOME OF ONE ACRE FOR PLANTAIN FARM VISIBILITY RIO
In one acre of land, you will need 900 suckers planted with the spacing of 2x2 meter the meter on a double line . The income for one acre of plantain is calculated by 900 divided 12 which is 75 dozen will be realize multiply by N8,000 equal to N600,000.00 is your initial income for just one acre.
THIS IS THE BRAKE DOWN IN ONE ACRE.
Sucker Needed to Be is planted is 900
Market women buy in dozen which is 12 is one dozen
That is 75 dozen is what one acre produces
And market women do buy one dozen for N8,000
Now multiply 75 dozen with N8000 =N600,000.00k is ur initial income for one acre
KINDLY READ THE ABOVE TERM & CONDITION OF PLANTAIN BUSINESS !!!
ROUTING THAT COULD BE REQUIRE DURING FARMING.
Weeding the grasses every month
Application of pesticides chemicals for pest controlling
Application of herbicide after 4month old
Application of fertilizers after 3month old from time of planting
Application of organic liquid fertilizer
LABORERS AND FARM MANAGEMENT STUDIES
With one acre of plantain farm ,we should provide sufficient laborers that can work without supervision .After the planting ,we will need to weed from day-1 to 90- days continuously because this are the time we call trial period for the plant and if this is not adequately taken care of, some plant will won’t produce up to the expectation and standard and below is the table on how we can be weeding from day-0 to 90-days. Its not that weeding don’t require after 90 days but it will be minimal to that of : Download to continue reading.......