Horticulture :: Vegetables:: Brinjal

Solanum melongena L.


  • Harvest can be done 55 – 60 days after transplanting.

  • Fruits are harvested at tender stage at 4 – 5 days intervals.


  • The yield for hybrids in the main crop will be 70 t/ ha.

  • First ratoon crop will be 45 t/ha and second ratoon crop will be 40 tonnes/ ha by adopting this technology.

  • Varieties : 25 to 30 t/ha

  • Hybrids : 60 - 80 t/ha

Brinjal at Harvest stage

Market information

Crop Growing districts

Vellore, Salem, Krishnagiri, Dindigul, Coimbatore

Major markets in Tamil Nadu

Ottanchatram, Dindigul, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Nagercoil

Grade Specification

Colour, Size, Glossy, smooth and tender.
Colour: light purple or dark purple, green, purple
coloured with white stripes.
Size: 25-30 cm long, oblong or round.


Updated on October, 2022
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