FAQ

65.0 kg of seeds of french bean are required per hectare.

Arka Suman, Arka Samrudhi, Arka Garima, Pusa Barsati, Pusa Komal are some of the high yielding varieties of cowpea.

Soil, Seed, FYM, Farm implements, animals, birds and irrigation water of lakes, ponds, etc., are very good sources of weeds.

October – November is the best season followed by June- July & March- April for growing tomato

The best way to control parasitic weeds is through proper crop rotations.

The important varieties available in tomato are Pusa Ruby (Source: IARI, New Delhi); PKM-1(Source : TNAU, Coimbatore); Arka Meghali (Source : IIHR, Bangalore,Suitable for rainfed cultivation); Hissar Anmol (Source : HAU, Hissar); Pusa Early Dwarf (Source : IARI, New Delhi), Arka vikas (Source : IIHR, Bangalore), Punjab Chhuhara (Source : PAU, Ludhiana), Roma (Source : NSC), - High yield & good quality)

No.  Herbicides are not safe.  All precautions on use have to be strictly followed under guidance

For Hybrids optimum seed rate is 150 g/ ha and for varieties it is 250 g/ ha.

For hybrids optimum fertilizer requirement is180: 150: 120 kg / ha and for varieties it is120: 80: 150 kg / ha

a) Paraquat (common name)/Gramaxone (trade name)
b) Round up/glycel ( 11 ) glyphosate

  • The most important diseases on tomato crop are:
  • Viral (Tomato leaf curl Virus, Tomato spotted wilt Virus)
  • Bacterial (Bacterial Wilt) and
  • Fungal (Fusarium wilt, Damping off, Powdery mildew, Leaf spot, Buck eye rot)
  • The most important pests on tomato crop are Fruit borer, Leaf minor, Root knot nematodes

<p><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:12px;text-align:justify;">No.&nbsp; The herbicide recommended for a particular crop can only be used at the prescribed dosage only. &nbsp;&nbsp; The local extension agricultural officer has to be consulted before use of the herbicide.</span></p>
 

The nearest market area are SAFAL Fruits & Vegetables Auction Center, and HOPCOMS : Horticulture Produce And Cooperative Marketing Society.

Brinjal can be grown throughout the year however; there are three important growing seasons viz, June – July, October – November, & January – February.

a) Paraquat (common name)/Gramaxone (trade name)
b) Round up/glycel ( 11 ) glyphosate