Eating vegetables provides health benefits, people who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body. Vegetables play significant role in human life. Therefore, it is essential that the vegetables should be protected from insect pests in the field so that the production and quality is not affected.
For the control of insects and diseases such sprays must not be used that last for longer period. Harvesting vegetables on appropriate time is very important.
If watermelon and melon are not harvested at time, its sugar content diseases. In the same way if turnip, okra and squash are harvested late then these can’t be used sell and lose its quality. Vegetables should be harvested at evening so that next morning it can be shifted to market. In hot climatic conditions vegetables should be harvested in evening time and must be immediately placed in shady place.