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06
Aug

Transplanting

(i) Dates of Transplanting : Time of transplanting is a single factor which influences rice yield substantially. For getting maximum yield of rice and for the timely vacation of the field for sowing wheat and other crops adopt the following transplanting schedule :

 Second fortnight of June : PR 122, PR 121, PR 118, PR 116, PR 114, PR 113 and PR 111

 Under late sown conditions : PR 115

(ii) Age of Seedlings at Transplanting : Start uprooting the nursery
06
Aug

Long slender grain varieties of Punjab


06
Aug

Basmati/Aromatic rice varieties of Punjab


06
Aug

Coarse grain varieties of Punjab


06
Aug

Unpuddled direct seeded rice

Direct sowing of rice can also be practised with the adoption of following points to make this technology a success:

1. Sow rice by direct seeding onlyin medium to heavy soils and its cultivation is not successful on light textured soils due to severe iron deficiency

2. Proper control of weeds is very essential for raising a healthy crop of direct seeded rice

3. Ensure its proper establishment by sowing it with rice drill

4. For direct sowing , sow dur
06
Aug

Rice root weevil

This weevil is a localized pest in the rice area around Rajpura. However this pest has also been observed in some other areas in the state.Its white ,legless grubsfeed on roots in the soil from July to September.The attacked plants turn yellow , stunted and produce only a few tillers .

Control : Apply any of the following granular pesticides in standing water: 3kg of Thimet/Foratox 10G(phorate) per acre
16
Mar

Non-aromatic Rice varieties for Punjab – Pusa 44


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