A plant nursery is a place where plants will be propagated and grown up to a desired age by providing them with optimum growing conditions. Thereafter plants will be internally used or supplied to farmers or other users or resellers. Plant nursery covers the growing activity from seed including germination, budding, and grafting till the level of ready plant for transplantation. Besides internal usage by the farmers, commercial farms will take up these activities and supply plants such as vegetables, fruits, ornamental and medicinal plants, etc. Compared with direct sowing of seeds, a nursery saves considerable time for crops growing and also enables plants to endure open field conditions.
Selection of quality seeds, sowing in seedbeds or germination, watering, nutrients, and shade management besides pest controlling will hold the key at this stage. Besides farmers, the demand for quality vegetable seedlings, fruit plants, and ornamental and medicinal plants is growing substantially with the urbanites for their urban agriculture concepts, which will be taken up by Way2Agritech. Knowledge transformation on different crop cultivation methods will also be part of this activity by us.