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Saaho (TO-3251)

Last update date: 
03.06.2019
Crop: 

Tomato

Saaho (TO-3251)

Features :

  • Determinate Plant
  • Good Stay greenness
  • Dark green foliage
  • Good Heat set
  • Very Good Firm Fruits
  • High Yield potential
Size Uniform 90-100 gm fruit
Shape Flat Round type, uniform green

Type

Very good fruit firmness

Recommended states

Recommended states for cultivation under normal agro climatic conditions in:

Kharif AP, TS, KA, TN
Rabi AP, TS, KA, TN
Summer AP, TS, KA, TN

 

Suitability of the variety for the Area Agro Climatic Zone

All over MH & KA, AP,TN, UP, GJ, MP, CG, WB, RJ

Selection of the field/land preparation practices

Field should be well prepared free from weeds and well drainage facility. 1-2 deep ploughing, Soil should be exposed to sunlight, 3 to 4 rounds of harrows to reach fine tilt. Before final harrow, apply 8 to 10 MT well decomposed FYM/acre along with 250 gm Trichoderma for controlling soil born fungus.

Seed Treatment-rate of timing/ chemical

Seeds are treated with Carbendazim 2g + Thiram 2 g per Kg of seeds.

Sowing Time

 

Rabi, Summer, Rainy

Seed Rate/ Sowing method- line sowing with row to row and plant to plant distance/ direct sowing

Seed Rate: 40-50 g per acre.

Sowing: Prepare the raised bed of 180x90x15cm, for 1acre 10 to 12 beds are required. Nursery should be free from weeds and debris. Line sowing is recommended. Distance between two row: 8-10 cm (4 fingers) apart, Distance between seed to seeds : 3-4 cm ( 2 fingers), Seeds are sown in line at 0.5-1.0 cm deep

Transplanting: Transplanting should be done @ 21-25 days after sowing.

Spacing: Row to Row and Plant to Plant - 120 x 45 or 90 x 45 cm

Fertilizer dose with timing

Total N:P:K requirement @ 100:150:150 kg per acre.

Dose & Timing:

Basal Dose: Apply 33% N and 50% P, K as basal dose during final land preparation.

Top Dressing: 33% N and remaining P, K at 30 days after transplanting and 34% N at 50 days after transplanting.

Weed Control- Chemicals with doses and timing

Timely weed removal is very important, need based hand weeding can be done to ensure healthy crop.

Diseases & Pest control- Chemicals with doses and timing

For effective crop control  use following Insect and disease solution Powdery Mildew and Late Blight- Apply Amistar (200ml/acre), Alternaria/Anthracnose - Apply Blue Copper @ 600g/acre,

Alternaria - Apply Kuman L @ 600 ml/acre and for any other diseases apply fungicide as per recommendation from the Department of Agriculture (plant protection).

Aphid+Jassid+White Fly - Apply Actara @ 40g/acre,

Fruit Borer - Apply Matador @ 120 ml/acre and for any other Insects apply recommended insecticides.

Irrigation Schedule

Irrigation Frequency Depends upon -

A. Soil type: Light soils need more frequency. Heavy soils needs less frequency.

B. Crop stage: Vegetative stage: maintain adequate moisture for development of roots. Flowering & fruiting - frequent and shallow irrigation. Harvesting - gradually reduce irrigation during harvesting

C. Growing season: Summer - requires frequent irrigation.

Winter- As against summer season, in winter the irrigation frequency is longer.

Rainy - very less frequency depending up on soil moisture

Harvesting

Harvest the fruit at the time of physiological maturity. It starts maturing by 65 -70 days after transplanting- depending on season / climate. Picking is done generally at an interval of 4-5 days. Depending on type of market / distance -tomato are picked.

Expected Yield of the variety

Average yield: 25-30 MT/acre ( depending on season and cultural practice)