Plant Type : Slightly open to erect plant
Maturity : 65 to 75 days
Curd Colour : White
Curd Type : Semi - dome shaped & very compact
Average Curd Weight : 1 to 1.5kg
Self Covering Ability : Good
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Soil : Well drained medium loam and /or sandy loam soils are suitable.
Sowing time : As per the regional practices and timings.
Optimum temp.for germination : 25 - 300C
Transplanting : 25-30 days after sowing.
Spacing : Row to Row : 60 cm, Plant to Plant : 45 cm
Seed rate : 100 - 120 gm / acre.
Preparation of Main field : Deep ploughing and harrowing. ? Add well decomposed FYM 7-8 tones per acre followed by harrowing to mix in the soil thoroughly. ? Open the ridges and furrowsat required spacing. ? Apply basal dose of chemical fertilizer before transplanting. ? Irrigate the field one day before transplanting, make a hole at a required spacing to plant seedling . ? Transplanting should be done late afternoon, after transplanting light irrigation should be given for better and quick establishmen
Chemical Fertilizer : Fertilizer requirement varies with soil fertility
• First dose 6 - 8 days after transplanting : 50:50:60 NPK kg / acre
• Second dose 20 - 25 days after first application : 25:50:60 NPK kg / acre
• Third application 20 - 25 days after second application : 25:00:00 NPK kg / acre
• Boron & Molybdenum should be sprayed at curd initiation stage