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Bhendi (Abelmoschus esculentus (L) Moench.)
Malvaceae

Fertigation schedule for hybrids
Recommended dose: 200:100: 100 kg / ha


Stage
Crop stage Duration in days Fertilizer grade Total Fertilizer (kg/ha) Nutrient applied % of requirement
N P K N P K
1 Sowing
to plant
establishment
stage
10 19:19:19
+MN
13:0:45
Urea
26.30
5.50
25.65
7.50
11.10
29.48
5.00
-
-
5.00
5.00
-
10.00 5.00 10.00
Subtotal 20.00 5.00 10.00      
2 Flower
initiation to
flowering stage
30 12:61:0
13:0:45
Urea
16.39
88.88
144.52
1.97
11.55
66.48
10.00
-
-
-
40.00
-
30.00 10.00 30.00
Subtotal 80.00 10.00 40.00      
3 Flowering to
fruit set
30 19:19:19
+MN
13.0:45
Urea
26.30
55.55
103.87
5.00
7.22
47.78
5.00
-
-
5.00
25.00
-
30.00 5.00 30.00
Subtotal 60.00 5.00 30.00      
4 Alternate day
from picking
30 12:61:0
13:0:45
Urea
8.20
44.44
72.26
0.98
5.78
33.24
5.00
-
-
-
20.00
-
30.00 5.00 30.00
Subtotal 40.00 5.00 20.00      
  Total duration 100     200.00 25.00 100.00 100 25 100

75% RD of Phosphorus applied as super phosphate = 469 kg/ha.
 1. 19:19:19 = 54 kg / ha
 2. 13:0:45 = 200 kg / ha
 3. 12:61:0 = 25 kg / ha
 4. Urea = 350 kg / ha

Weed control
Spray Oxyflourfen at 0.15 kg a.i./ha or Fluchloralin at 1.0 kg a.i./ha or Metolachlor at 0.75 kg a.i./ha as pre emergence application on third day after sowing.  Herbicide application should be integrated with one hand weeding on 30 days after sowing.

 

 
Updated on October, 2022
 
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