|Crop Management - Field Preparation|
Plough twice with an iron plough and two to three times with cultivator and prepare the land to a fine tilth.
Application of FYM or Compost
Spread 12.5 t/ha of FYM or compost on the unploughed field.
Seed Treatment with Fungicides
Treat the seeds with Carbendazim or Thiram at 2 g/kg of seeds 24 hours before sowing.
Forming Beds and Channel
Form beds of size 10 m2 or 20 m2. The irrigation channels are to be provided sufficiently.
Application of Fertilizers
Seed Rate: 100 kg/ha
SowingDraw the lines 20 cm apart and sow the seeds continuously after application of fertilizers to a depth of 5 cm. Avoid deep sowing.