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Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.)
Solanaceae

Field preparation :

  • Thoroughly prepare the field with the addition of FYM @ 25 t/ ha and form ridges and furrows at a spacing of 60 cm. Apply 2 kg/ha of Azospirillum and 2 kg / ha of Phosphobacteria by mixing with 20 kg of FYM. Irrigate the furrows and transplant 40-45 days old seedlings, with the ball of earth on the ridges.

Spacing :

  • Varieties : 60 x 45 cm
  • Hybrids : 75 x 60 cm

Weed control :

  • Apply Pendimethalin 1.0 kg a.i. / ha or Fluchloralin 1.0 kg a.i. / ha as pre-emergece herbicide followed by hand weeding once 30 days after planting.

Irrigation :

  • Irrigate is done at weekly intervals.

Layout and planting for drip irrigation and fertigation :

  • Apply FYM @ 25 t / ha as basal before last ploughing.
  • Apply 2 kg / ha of Azospirillum and 2 kg/ha Phosphobacteria by mixing with 20 kg of FYM.
  • Apply 75 % total recommended dose of superphosphate i.e. 375 kg / ha as basal.
  • Install the drip irrigation with main and sub main pipes and place lateral tubes at an interval of 1.5 m.
  • Place the drippers in lateral tubes at an interval of 60 cm and 50 cm spacing with 4 LPH and 3.5 LPH capacities respectively.
  • Form raised beds of 120 cm width at an interval of 30 cm and place the laterals at the centre of the each bed.
  • Before planting wet the beds using drip system for 8-12 hrs.
  • Planting to be done at a spacing of 90 x 60 x 45 cm in the paired row system, using ropes marked at 60 cm spacing.
  • Spray Pendimethalin 1.0 kg a.i. / ha or Fluchloralin 1.0 kg a.i / ha as pre-emergence herbicide at 3rd day after planting.
  • Gap filling to be done at 7th day after transplanting..
   

   

 

 

 


 
    



 

Updated on Jun, 2023
 
 
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