The onion is a member of the Allium family and is related to lilies but, to no one's surprise, far better tasting. The part we eat is not a root even though it grows underground; rather, it is a bulb encasing pre-sprouting leaves. Onions are excellent crops for the small grower, take up little garden space in return for a plentiful harvest, and attract few pests—but they do require a bit of feeding. Learn how to grow your own onions with our planting guide below. There are three options for starting onions: seeds, sets, and transplants.
The Complete Guide to Successfully Growing Onions From Seed
Growing onions in home gardens | UMN Extension
Commercially, onion is an important crop globally. The scientific name of onion is Allium cepa. And it belongs to Amaryllidaceae family. The onion farming process is simple. Additionally, having an area of land, any individual can start onion cultivation for profit. Today, onion is third most eaten a vegetable in the US, right after tomato and potato. Areawise India ranks second while production wise it ranks third among the total onion production in the world.
How to Plant Onions From an Onion
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