भारत सरकारGOVERNMENT OF INDIA
कृषि और किसान कल्याण मंत्रालयMINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMER'S WELFARE
Fast growing plant having twinning growth habit, red stem and mid ribs, high betalain content, suitable for year round cultivation. Variety is excellent source of Carotenoids 635.9mg/100g FW with lower oxalate content (522.3 mg/100g FW). First picking starts 40 days after transplanting and continues up to 240-250 days at 20-25 days interval. High yield of 61.3t/ha. Recommended for cultivation in Uttar Pradesh, vide Gazette notification number S.O. 692(E), dated 05.02.2019.
- Seed rate: 3.5-4.5 kg/ha (Over-head trellis).
- Sowing: Preferably sowing should be done in plug-trays about 40 days before transplanting./li>
- Transplanting: At 50 cm plant to plant distance on the both sides of 50 cm wide channel spaced at 2 m./li>
- Fertilizer requirement: NPK @ 50-50- 50 kg/ha/li>