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Cultivation Practices of Seed Production for Vegetables Namely Tomato, Okra, Onion and Potato

Sr.No

Particulars of Cultivation Practices

Tomato

Okra(Bhendi)

Potato

1

Sowing Time

July (K) September/October

June /July (k), September ,January

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2

Sowing method

Transplanting

Hand Dibbling

Transplanting

3

Spacing( cm)

90X 30 ( K) , 60 X 60 (S)

60 X 30 (K), 45X 30 (R and S)

30 X 20

4

Seed rate (kg/ha)

0.5 kg on 20 raised beds of 2.00 X 1.25 mts)

8-10 kg (K) , 10-15 kgs (S)

8-10 kgs on raised beds

5

Fertilizers doses (N.P.K kg/ha)

50:50:50 during sowing 50:0:0 -one month after sowing

50:50:50 during sowing 50:0:0 -one month after sowing

00:160:80:before sowing.

6

Isolation (mts)

F-50, C-25

F-400, C-200

F and C-5

7

Field Inspection

3

3

2

8

Off Type(%)

F-0.10,C-0.20

-

-

9

Objectionable disease(%)

F-0.10, C-0.50,Early blight, lef spot, tobacco mosaic, virus.

Yellow vein mosaic

 

10

Seed Moisture (%)

8

-

-

11

Pure Seed (%)

98

99

98

12

Insert Matter (%)

2

1

2

13

Germination (%)

70

65

70

14

Seed Yield ( Q/ha)

1 to 1.2

10

15-20 Q/ha of bulbs

15

Improved Varieties

Pusa Rabi, Marglob

Pusa Savani, Parbhani Kranti, Hissar Unnat

Red Coloured: B coloured, Phule coloured : Phule.

Abbreviation Used:

Kharif Season, R-Rabi Season, S-Summer season, F-Foundation stage, C-certified stage.

HYV- High yielding Varieties
HYB- High Yielding Hybrids.

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