Farmers can sow early mustard, tomato, carrot, brinjal and sweet corn and baby corn in this season, but care has to be taken.
Important news for the farmers planting paddy crop. (signal photo)
Scientists of the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) have alerted the farmers doing paddy farming. There is a possibility of getting scorching disease in this season. This is a bacterial disease, the outbreak of which does not start simultaneously in the field but occurs in some places. Leaves start drying from the top and start drying down from the edges. If the leaves are turning yellow, then for prevention, spray Camphor Hydroxide @ 1.25 kg per hectare mixed with 150 liters of water at an interval of 15 days.
Agricultural scientists say that in view of the possibility of rain in the coming five days, make proper arrangements for drainage of all vegetables, pulse crops, maize and nursery.
Advice for Basmati Paddy
In this season, there is a lot of possibility of False Smut coming in Basmati Paddy. Due to the arrival of this disease, the grains of paddy swell in size. For its prevention, spray Blightox 50 @ 500 gm per acre as required in water and spray it 2-3 times at an interval of 10 days.
In this season, the attack of brown weeds that destroy the paddy crop can start. Therefore, the farmer should go inside the field and inspect the mosquito-like insect instead of the lower part of the plant.
What to do for Bajra, Maize
Farmers are advised to do weeding work for weed control in Bajra, Maize, Soyabean and Vegetables. Keep proper arrangement of drainage in all pulse crops, maize and vegetables.
These crops can be sown
Farmers can sow Sweet Corn (Madhuri, Win Orange) and Baby Corn (HM-4) in this season. Take proper arrangement of water drainage. For early sowing of mustard, arrange seeds of Pusa Mustard-28, Pusa Tarak etc. and prepare the fields.
In this season, farmers can sow carrots on the bunds. Improved varieties- Pusa is Rudhira. Seed rate will be 4.0 kg per acre. Before sowing, treat the seed with captan @ 2 gm per kg seed. Make sure to add indigenous manure, potash and phosphorus fertilizers in the field.
Advisory for vegetable cultivation
Farmers whose seedlings of tomato, green chilli, brinjal and early cauliflower are ready, they should be planted on shallow beds (shallow beds or bunds) keeping in view the weather. Take proper arrangement of water drainage.
In this season, farmers can sow crops like Radish (Pusa Chetki), Spinach (Pusa Bharti, Algreen), Chaulai (Pusa Lal Chaulai, Pusa Kiran) etc. on high bunds. Sow from certified or improved seed.
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