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Production Technology Package for Pigeopea (Kharif) - Buldhana, Maharashtra

Pigeonpea (Kharif)

Area

1.0 Acre

A. Inputs Required:

Seed

6-7 kg

DAP

40.0 kg

Sulphur

8.0 kg

Ammoniun molybdate

400.0 g

Urea

6.0 kg

Rhizobium Culture

1 packet (200 g) /10 kg seed

Tricoderma

200 gm

Vita vax (Carboxin)

30.0 gm

NSKE

14.0 kg

Indo sulphan

500ml

Indoxacarb

200ml

NPV

100 LE

Pendimethalin

500 g ai

Pheromone traps

2-3 no.

FYM

2 tons

B. Technology / Layout

Varieties

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

Spacing

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

Weeding :

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.

Irrigation:

Pre- sowing and in absence of rains at flowering and pod development stage

Protection measures:

  • 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%

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