Horticulture :: Vegetables::Tomato

Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)


Well drained loamy soils rich in organic matter with a pH range of 6.5 - 7.5.

Season of Sowing

May - June and November – December

Field Preparation

  • Plough the field to fine tilth.
  • Add FYM @ 25 t/ ha and form ridges and furrows (60 cm )/raised beds (90 x 60 x 60 cm).
  • Apply 2 kg/ha of Azospirillum and 2 kg/ha of Phosphobacteria by mixing with 50 kg of FYM.
  • Irrigate the field and transplant 25 days old seedlings.
  • Life irrigation should be given on 3rd day of planting.

Nursery Bed Preparation

 Apply FYM 10 kg, Neem cake 1 kg, VAM 50 g, enriched Superphosphate 100 g and Furadon 10 g per square meter before sowing.

Bed Preparation

Ridges and Furrows Preparation

Nursery bed preparation

Updated on Jun, 2023
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