Recommended states for cultivation under normal agro climatic conditions in:
Suitability of the variety for the Area Agro Climatic Zone
Selection of the field/land preparation practices
Select well drained medium to heavy soil, after ploughing apply stn of FYM
Seed Treatment-rate of timing/ chemical
Seeds are treated with Carbendazim 2g + Thiram 2 g per Kg of seeds.
Summer, Rabi, Kharif (as per variety recommendation)
Seed Rate/ Sowing method- line sowing with row to row and plant to plant distance/ direct sowing
Seed Rate: 100-120 g per acre.
Sowing: Sow the seeds in nursery, after 21 days, seedlings will get ready for transplant
Spacing: 60 x 30 cm
Fertilizer dose with timing
Total N:P:K requirement @ 80:100:120 kg per acre.
Dose & Timing:
Basal Dose: Apply 50% N and 100% P, K as basal dose during final land preparation.
Top Dressing: 25% N at 20 days after sowing and 25% N at 35 days after sowing
Weed Control- Chemicals with doses and timing
Timely weed removal is very important, need based hand weeding can be done to ensure healthy crop.
2 rounds of weeding is sufficient.
Diseases & Pest control- Chemicals with doses and timing
Apply insecticides as per recommendation. In summer, crop must be protected from DBM, Advised preventive sprays for leaf eating caterpillars.
Irrigation Frequency Depends upon -
Soil type: Light soils & summer season need more frequency.
Pre transplanting: Irrigation advised in summer, 2nd day after transplanting a light running irrigation is suggested.
Depending upon variety and season, cabbages generally matures within 65-75 days after transplanting. Once the head become compact, it is harvested. Harvesting done by applying pre-harvest irrigation along with 3-4 lower leaves.
Expected Yield of the variety
Average yield: 18 – 20 MT /acre (depending on season and cultural practice)