A. Inputs Required:
1 packet (200 g) /10 kg seed
Vita vax (Carboxin)
500 g ai
B. Technology / Layout
BSMR- 736, 853, BDN-708, ICPL- 87, VIPULA, Asha
Date of sowing
2nd fort night of June to 1st fort night of July/ onset of mansoon
75cmx25cm for medium duration and 60cmx20cm for early duration
Seed Treatments :
- Seed treatment with fungicides like Thirum/ Captan /Carbendazim @ 3.0 gram / kg seed
- Seed treatement with rhizobium culture @ one packet per 10 kg seed.
Fertilizer Application :
20 kg N:40 kg P2O5:20 kg K2O:20 kg S: 25 kg Zn SO4/ha as basal application
Two hand weedings at 25 and 45 DAS or application of pendimethalin/ alachlor/ metalachlor @ 1.5 kg/ ha followed by one hand weeding at 45-60 DAS.
Pre- sowing and in absence of rains at flowering and pod development stage
- Management of Pigeonpea Diseases
Wilt: seed treatment with Carbendazim + Thiram or Carbendazim @ 2g/kg seed. Intercropping of Pigeonpea with sorghum.
Phytophthora blight: Ridge sowing and good drainage. Avoid sowing of pigeonpea in low lying fields. Seed treatment with Metalaxy1 @ 4 g/kg seed. Foliar spray of Metalaxy1 + Mancozeb (0.3%) in standing crop to minimize the disease.
- IPM : summer Ploughing, Nutrients 20:40:20:20::N:P:K:S kg/ ha, intercropping -maize/sorghum/groundnut, pheromone trap / ha 10, Bird perch / ha-50, spray of NSKE 5%, spray of HaNPV 500 LE/ ha, Bacillus thuringiensis @ 1000 gm/ ha, Seed treatment -Trichoderma-2g/kg seed, Borer-spray of chlorpyriphos 0.02% Endosulphan 0.07%/ Protenophos/Methomyl 500 gm/ha/Acephate or Indoxacarb or Monocroto phos 0.04%/spinosad 100 ml/ha
Pod Fly & Pod Bug: Dimethoate 0.03%,
pod borer Complex: Dimethoate 0.03%/Fenvalerate 0.02%/Monocrotophos 0.04%,/cypermethrin 0.004%
Submitted by ZPDK on Wed, 30/11/2011 - 12:02