Cultivate Chillies in This Way in Summer, There Will Be Bumper Yield

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Chilli : India is known all over the world for its delicious food, and the people here love spicy food. Therefore, chilli is used to add spiciness to the food prepared at our home. Indian chilli is in demand all over the world due to which farmers get good prices for chilli. Especially in summer, farmers can earn extra income by planting it in their vacant fields.

India is known for the cultivation of both green and red chillies. Temperature of 15 to 35 degrees Celsius is considered suitable for its cultivation. Apart from this, when the temperature exceeds 40 degrees Celsius, its flowers and fruits start falling.

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Chilli can be cultivated in all types of soils. Sandy-red loamy soil with good drainage and organic matter is considered most suitable for chilli cultivation.

How to plant summer chilli nursery

For chilli cultivation, February-March is the right time to sow seeds in the nursery. To prepare one hectare plant, 250 grams of seed is sufficient and for other varieties, one to one and a half kilogram of seed is sufficient. Apart from this, to prevent pests, mix 2 grams of phorate in the ground at the rate of 10 square meters or spray methyl dimetone 1 ml/liter of water or acetate 1 ml/liter of water on the plants.

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Improved varieties of chilli

These varieties include improved varieties of chilli like Pusa Sadabahar, Pusa Jwala, Arka Lohit, Arka Suphal, Arka Shweta, Arka Harita, Mathaniya Clove, Pant C-1, Pant C-2, G-3, G-5, Hungarian Wax ( Yellow colour), Jawahar 218, R. CH-1, L. Major varieties are CA-206, Bakashi Anmol, Jawahar Mirch-283, Kashi Vishwanath and hybrid varieties Kashi Early, Kashi Surkh or Kashi Harita. If you have to cultivate chilli in summer season then you should choose these varieties.

Chilli plant planting

Before cultivating chilli plant, the field should be prepared properly. The planting distance of these plants should be 60 cm from row to row and the distance from plant to plant should be 40 to 45 cm. If you are planting chilli plants in the summer season, then plant the plants in the evening only. Irrigation of this plant should be done with little water only, there should not be water logging as there is a risk of fungus. After planting the plant, keep watering it at an interval of 6 to 7 days during the summer season.

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Publish Date: April 02, 2024

Posted By Abhishek

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