Organic production of Kalmegh

Organic production of Kalmegh

Organic production of Kalmegh

 

It involves growing leguminous crops such as Sunhemp for 45 days and incorporating into soil to improve soil fertility. Three weeks later Nitrogen through FYM @ 80 kg/ha was applied at the time of land preparation. Nursery was raised with enriched FYM with Trichoderma @ 1kg/1000 kg of FYM. Forty day old seedlings were planted with a spacing of 30x30 cm2 in a raised bed with drip irrigation. Crop was harvested 120 days after planting with a dry biomass yield of 1859 kg with a B:C ratio of 1.51 (mean of 2 years)