After seeding in every 4 – 5 days until seedlings are established. Irrigate weekly interval during the dry period.
Weed free environment is needed for 45 days to develop vigorous plant. Seedlings in rows facilitate weed control.
Harvest is done when 80% of the panicles become brown color.
- Irrigated – 2100 kg/ ha
- Rain fed – 1150 kg/ha
Pests and diseases
- Stem borer
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