Natural way for a healthy intake of fruits and vegetables, without the harmful effects of pesticides and insects is Organic farming. Like cabbage, most vegetables can be easily infected by pests and would deteriorate the needed nutrients and decay them.
It is become necessary to safeguard the cabbages from harmful pests and insecticides, in mass extensive farming. To kill away those growing bacteria’s on the leafy cabbages and stop short for the complete growth of the vegetable, there are numerous spray. For a healthy growth rate of cabbages, less use of insecticides and extensive use of natural fertilizers and manure is dealt in organic farming. Cabbages have a good source of vitamins necessary, for the human body. The natural color of the cabbage starts to wear off, with time. Due to the regular spray of insecticides to avoid fungal growth, it decolorizes.
Cabbage’s leafy edges are eaten by insects such as leeches, larvae of moths. It slowly rots them and finally spreads it to the rest of the cabbage batch as well. Protection needed against the deadly insects is maximized and can be ensured in organic farming. To ensure the process of respiration and to keep way bugs and worms, ensure to keep a feet distance from one cabbage patch to the other and cover them with pores filled wet net. The leaves being eaten and the cabbages being laid eggs by them are stopped by this. Take extra care to weed out unwanted growth of plant nearby the cabbage patch. In order to ensure that they do not resurface again, it becomes essential to pull them at the root. Damaged leaves are trimmed away to clear out all the eggs laid by worms.
Use of water acts as a wonderful solution in straying away the unwanted bugs, in place of harmful chemicals and pesticides. The use of insecticide to a large extent is avoided by this. Moreover it helps in keeping the needed moisture for the growth of cabbage. You can use less harmful disinfectants to kill those pests and to keep them in control, at very rare cases. Though it is not needed, but having them at hand would be helpful, in case the problem persists on a long term. To lessen the concentration of the insecticide, a spray bottle would be perfect with diluted water.
For the healthy growth of vegetables, a lot of organic farming methods have been advocated in the past. Now a day with a lot of manures and fertilizers, organic farming is made possible and has brought about a huge increase in the overall growth of vegetable and especially in cabbages. As a result, we can enjoy the true benefits of the vegetable without having to worry about the loss of nutrients and harmful pesticides.
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