Agronomy & Management
Kharif (May – July) –PAC - 751
Rabi (September – October) - PAC - 751
Spring (Jan to Feb) –PAC – 746
PAC - 746
PAC - 751
|Crop Duration - Fodder Purpose - Days||90||100||110-115|
|Crop Duration - Dual Purpose Days||N/A||115||125|
|Seed Rate per Hector - Kg||40||25||25|
|Spacing - in Cm||30 X 15||45 X 20||45 X 20|
|Green fodder yield (t/ha)||40||75||80|
|Crude protein (%)||9%||11%||12%|
|Dry matter (%)||22%||32%||30%|
|Sweetness - Brix % in Cob||4%||10%||8%|
|Silage Suitability||Average||V. Good||V. Good|
|Grain Yield/ Cob - Mt/ Ha||0.4||6||8|
|Extra income Rs. per Ha.||No||60000||75000|
Plough the field twice with an iron plough and three or four times with country plough.
Apply and spread FYM or compost at 25 t/ha on unploughed field along with 10 packets of Azospirillum (2000 g) and 10 packets of Phosphobacteria (2000g) inoculum or 20packets of Azophos (4000g)and incorporate the manure into the soil during ploughing.
Form ridges and furrows using a ridger, according to required spacing apart are form beds of size 10 m2 or 20 m2 depending on the availability of water and slope of the land.
APPLICATION OF FERTILIZERS :
Apply NPK fertilizers as per soil test recommendation as for as possible. blanket recommendation of NPK
N-60 Kg (120 Kg Urea),
P-30 Kg (50 Kg DAP or 200 kg SSP),
K-30 Kg (50 Kg Potash) per Acre
Apply 30 kg N/ha at 30 days after sowing as top dressing.
Spacing : As per the table above
Seed rate :
As per the Table above Treat the seeds with 3 packets (600 g) Azospirillum inoculant and 3 packets (600 g) of phosphobacteria or 6 packets of Azophos (1200g)before sowing.
Irrigate immediately after sowing and give life irrigation on the third day and thereafter once in 10 days.
Hoeing and weeding are done as and when necessary. Spraying of Atrazine 1 Kg per acre can take care of weeds.
Harvest the crop when the cob is in the milky stage for Fodder Purpose and Harvest the crop at maturity stage for Dual purpose.