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Crop Calendar of June

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JUNE MONTHLY WORKS 

Dr. Deepali Tewari, GBPUAT

 Plains  (Cereal crops) 

Urd and Moong:

  • Select and harvest ripened pods of urd and moong. 

Arhar:

  • Prepere fields for short duration varieties of crop.
  • Give pre-sowing irrigation.
  • For one hectare of land, 12-15 kg of seed is sufficient.

Maize:

  • Pre-sowing irrigation is recommended.
  • Go for hybrids. Buy new seeds every year, if using hybrids.
  • Seed rate for the crop is 18-20 kg/ha.

Millet/ Indian corn:

  • In rain fed areas sowing is done at onset of Monsoon.
  • Seed rate for the crop may be 4-5 kg/ha.

Peanut:

  • Sowing should be started from last week of June to first week of July.
  • For most of the varieties, row to row distance is 45 cm.

 Soybean:

  • Best time period for sowing is from last week of June to first week of July.
  • Seed rate for the crop should be 75-80 kg/ha.
  • Sowing should be done in lines with row to row distance of 45 cm.
  • Seed to seed distance must be kept 3-5 cm.

 Jwar:

  • Appropriate sowing time is last week of June to first week of July.
  • For one hectare of field, 12-15 kg of seed is required.
  • Sowing should be done lines with row to row distance of 45 cm.
  • Plant to plant distance must be kept 15-20 cm.

 Sugarcane:     

  • Irrigate the fields and uproot the weeds regularly.
  • Cover the crop with soil and topdressing with urea is to be done.

 Paddy:      

  • Transplantation must be started from second fortnight of the month.
  • Keep the field weed free.
  • Row to row distance must be 15-20 cm.
  • At least two seedlings are transplanted at one place.
  • Seed rate must be kept 70-80 kg/ha.

Hills: (Cereal crops)

 Paddy:

  • Appropriate time for sowing is from last week of May to first week of June.
  • Transplanting is to be done when 4-5 leaves protrude in irrigated condition.
  • Two kg of seed must be used for one furrow.

Soybean:

  • Sowing can be done from last week of May to second week of June.
  • For sowing in a single furrow, 1.5 kg of seed must be used.

 Jhangora:

  • Keep field weed free by hand hoeing.

 Plains  (Vegetables and Fruits)

 Tomato:

  • Collect the seed from seed crop.

 Brinjal:

  • Collect seed from seed crop.
  • Plant nursery for rainy season crop.
  • For transplanting one hectare of field, 1000-1200g of seedlings are required.

 Lady finger:

  • Dry the pods taken from seed crop and collect seeds.
  • Sow the crop at a distance of 50*15 cm.

 Cucumber:

  • Moisture level of seed should not exceed 8% and field level should be high.

Banana:

  • Fill up the pits and irrigate the orchard.

 Papaya:

  • Pluck the fruit and send it to market.

 Guava:

  • Irrigate small plants two times in the month.

 Hills: (Vegetables and Fruits)

 Potato:

  • Hoeing should be done in field as per the requirement.
  • Spread 50 kg of urea in field.
  • This is the right time for sowing in high altitude region.

Tomato:

  • Pick up the fruits and send it to market.
  • Transplantation must be done at high altitude region.

Ladyfinger:

  • Start sowing in region of high altitude.
  • Send the plucked pods to market.
  • This is the right time for sowing in higher altitude region.

Chilly:

  • Hoeing and irrigation is required in the field.
  • Transplant the high altitude region this month.

Spinach:

  • In valley, hoeing and irrigation must be done as per the requirement.
  • Cut the crop and bind it in small bunches.
  • Send the bunches to market.

 Cucumber:

  • Sowing is to be done in high altitude region.

 Apple:

  • Make arrangements for drainage of water from orchard.

 Pear:

  • Make arrangements for drainage of water from orchard.

 Peach:

  • Make channels in orchard to drain water.

Editted and formatted by: Shweta Singh

 

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