Pumpkin farmers expect bumper harvest

  • Abbas Ali tends to his pumpkin field in Manikganj’s Singair. He has grown pumpkins on 4 acres of land this year. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Abbas Ali tends to his pumpkin field in Manikganj’s Singair. He has grown pumpkins on 4 acres of land this year. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Incessant rain under the influence of Cyclone Jawad had damaged winter vegetables in Manikganj’s Singair, but the downpour did not affect pumpkins. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Incessant rain under the influence of Cyclone Jawad had damaged winter vegetables in Manikganj’s Singair, but the downpour did not affect pumpkins. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Pumpkins will be bigger in size and number this year after incessant rain under the influence of Cyclone Jawad, according to the farmers of Singair in Manikganj. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Pumpkins will be bigger in size and number this year after incessant rain under the influence of Cyclone Jawad, according to the farmers of Singair in Manikganj. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Pumpkins will be bigger in size and number this year after incessant rain under the influence of Cyclone Jawad, according to the farmers of Singair in Manikganj. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Pumpkins will be bigger in size and number this year after incessant rain under the influence of Cyclone Jawad, according to the farmers of Singair in Manikganj. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Farmer Abbas Ali is expecting a net profit of around Tk 30,000-35,000 per Bigha (1 Bigha = 0.33 acres) after bumper yield this year. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Farmer Abbas Ali is expecting a net profit of around Tk 30,000-35,000 per Bigha (1 Bigha = 0.33 acres) after bumper yield this year. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Farmer Abbas Ali is expecting a net profit of around Tk 30,000-35,000 per Bigha (1 Bigha = 0.33 acres) after bumper yield this year. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Farmer Abbas Ali is expecting a net profit of around Tk 30,000-35,000 per Bigha (1 Bigha = 0.33 acres) after bumper yield this year. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu