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Season of Onion Cultivation in India

Season of Onion Cultivation in India

It can be cultivated in a wide range of soils from sandy loam to clay loam with good drainage facilities. The optimum pH would be 6.5-7.5. Climate is adapted to temperature range of 13-24° C for vegetative stage and 16-21° C for bulbing stage, 30 -35° C at maturity and harvest. The best performance can be obtained in a mild weather without the extremes of cold, heat and excess rainfall.

Alternaria leaf blight Disease of Wheat

Alternaria leaf blight Disease of Wheat

Causal organism-Alternaria triticina. Lowermost leaves are always first to be infected which gradually spread to the upper leaves also. The disease first appears as small, oval, discoloured lesions, irregular in shape as these enlarge and become dark brown to grey. As the disease progresses, several spots convalesce covering large areas resulting in the death or necrosis of leaves.

Weed Control in Wheat field

Weed Control in Wheat field

Irrigation in Wheat Cultivation

Irrigation in Wheat Cultivation

Adequate soil moisture is required for the normal development of wheat plant at all the stages of growth. The crown root initiation stage and heading stage are the critical stages when the plant suffers most due to moisture stress.

The following schedule of irrigation should be followed for the dwarf wheat varieties.

Store cotton till February- UAS Scientists

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule,
around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium. Current estimates for world
production are about 25 million tonnes annually, accounting for 2.5% of the world's
arable land. China is the world's largest producer of cotton, but most of this is used
domestically. The United States has been the largest exporter for many years. According
to data compiled by Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), India is expected to produce 374

ICTs connecting people, touching lives

The Financial Times, Wednesday, November 21, 2012 ran an article entitled  -The Future of the Food Industry “Phones give farmers an edge when in  the field” which talks about how mobile phones can change the farming  industry.  Here is a summary-

अक्टूबर के मुख्य खेती-बाड़ी कार्य

 

अक्टूबर के मुख्य खेती-बाड़ी कार्य

फसलोत्पादन

धान

potato price forcast

 Farm prices of Plain Potato will rule between Rs 450 to 550 per qt during January to March 2013

Control of Wind Erosion

      Control of Wind Erosion

     Principles of Wind Erosion Control

    1-      To reduce the erodibility of the soil.

    2-      To reduce wind velocity at ground level.

    The following principles and practices should be adopted for the management of eroded land wind:

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