Queen of Spices: Yellow Turmeric
Rajendra Sonia Variety of Turmeric has highest Curcumin and with an acquired taste making it a great commercial alternative to popular turmeric varieties
Rajendra Sonia Variety has highest curcumin (upto 8.4%) in all Indian Variety of turmerics and has good yield. It is tolerant to many common disease.
- Grows in hot and humid climate with well distributed rainfall.
- Requires approximately 1 ton of seed per acre and yields 60 ton per hectare.
Rajendra Sonia Turmeric
Gives 35-40 Ton of yield per hectare.
It gives more yield in a an hectare and it produced harvest has higher curcumin.
aka kali haldi or curcuma caesia is has highest curcumin in all varieties of turmeric and is consider to be of high medicinal value.
- Non GMO
Mango Ginger (Aama Haldi)
Mango Ginger finds its place in culinary and in ayurved due to its various usage. It is commercialized in form of powders and dried rhizomes.
White turmeric is used as an alternative to ginger and in ayurvedic formulations.
- Scientific name : Curcuma zedoaria
How much Dry Yellow Turmeric We can expect from one acre?
One acre of Rajendra Sonia Variety turmeric cultivation produces about 35-40 Tons of turmeric. Depending on drying technique you can expect a 8-11 ton of dried rhizome.
What is curcumin?
Curcumin is an yellow chemical compound present in turmeric. It gives turmeric its yellow colour and has many medicinal properties.
Does cultivation of yellow turmeric and black turmeric are different?
Overall they are quite same, the planting season, seed treatment, weed management, fertilisers and harvesting time are all same.