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Vegetables

Vegetables

 

How many varieties have been selected by PARC and which are the varieties/lines recommended for general cultivation?
Ans.

Crop

Cultivars Selected

Yield Potential (tonnes/ha)

 

Tomato (Summer)

Riogrande

30 – 40

 

Onion (Autumn)

Phulkara

20 – 24

 

Onion (Seasonal)

NARC -2005, NARC-onion.I, NARC-onion.II

35 – 37

 

Radish

Minowase, Lal pari

25 – 38

 

Garlic

Chinese, NARC Garlic I.

18 – 22

 

Chilies

NARC-4

14 # 9, 16#7, 16 # 8, 16 # 9 and 16 # 4

12 – 14

 

 

 

What type of land is suitable for vegetable cultivation?
Ans. For general vegetable cultivation well-drained, fertile loamy soil is suitable. Before sowing, thorough preparation of soil is essential for potential yield.

 

What are the cultivation techniques and sources of seed availability?
Ans.
        Vegetables sown on beds:             Tomato, peas, cucurbits (melon, water melon, cucumber, 
                                                            bottle gourd, tinda gourd, bitter gourd).
        Vegetables sown on ridges:            Potato, chilies, cauliflower, cabbage, carrot, radish, turnip, beet.
        Vegetables sown on flat soil:          Onion, garlic, spinach, fenugreek, coriander.
        Sources of seed availability:            i) National and provincial research institutes.
                                                            ii) Private seed companies.
 

Which are the major vegetable insect pests/diseases and how these can be controlled?
Ans.

Borers/Larvae

Brinjal, tomato, cabbage, cauliflower, okra, peas, bitter gourd

Contact/Systemic poisons e.g. Chlorpyriphos, Profenofos, Cypermethin

Sucking insects e.g. Aphids, Jassids, Whiteflies, Thrips

Brinjal, tomato, cabbage, cauliflower, okra, peas.

Systemic poisons e.g. Imidacloprid, Acetamaprid,Carboosulphon

Diseases

 

Chemical Control

Powdery mildew

Peas, cucurbits

Pyrazaphos, Bayton foliar spray

Downy mildew

Cucurbits, onion.

Mancozeb + Metalaxyl, Mancozeb

Late blight

Cucurbits, tomato, potato

Mancozeb + Metalaxyl, Mancozeb

Damping off

Cabbage, cauliflower, chilies, brinjal, onion, tomato

Carbendazim, Vitavex, capton 2-3 gm/kg of seed

Purple Blotch

Onion

Mancozeb + Metalaxyl, Mancozeb

 

What are the major recommendations for farmers to improve vegetable production/ productivity?
Ans.

1.        High quality seed.

2.        Recommended seed rate/Proper plant population

3.        Timely eradication of weeds

4.        Judicious use of fertilizers

5.        Timely irrigation

6.        Control of insect pests and diseases

 

Resource Person

 

Dr. Hidayatullah, PSO

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