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22
Aug

Water management

Water Management in the main field is as follows: • A thin film of water is to be maintained for initial 30 days and the water level is to be increased to 4-5 cm later when the crop reaches at maximum tillering (MT) stage. • Water is to be drained for 4-5 days after MT stage so that emergence of late tillers can be suppressed. • Complete draining out of water is to be done at 10 days before
22
Aug

Nutrient management

Nutrient Management in the main field follows: • A recommended dose of 5 t FYM ha-1 is to be applied at 2 weeks before transplanting. • Fertilizers are to be applied at 80:40:40 (kharif) and 150:75:75 (boro) kg ha-1, giving 25 % N, full dose of P2O5 & 75% K2O as basal at the day before transplanting. • 50% N in is to be applied at tillering and the remaining 25% N & 25% K2O at panicle initiation stage.
22
Aug

Weed management

Weeds management in the main field is done by the following steps:

• Butachlor @ 2.5-3.0 kg is to be mixed with 50-70 kg of sand and applied in 1 ha at 5-6 days after transplanting (DAT).

• A uniform level of 2 cm depth of water is to be ensured in the field for 3-4 days.

• Need based hand weeding is recommended to ensure healthy crop.

22
Aug

Transplanting

The following steps should be practised for transplanting: • The main field is to be prepared thoroughly by repeated ploughing followed by puddling and well-levelled after basal fertilization. • 22-25 (kharif) & 30-35 (boro) days’ old seedlings (4-leaf stage) are to be transplanted using 1-2 seedlings hill-1 . • The spacing between seedlings should be 20 cm x 10 cm or 15 cm x 15 cm spacing
22
Aug

Main Field Management

After nursery management, the main field has to be prepared and managed for the proper growth of the crop. In this process the following steps are followed: 1. Transplanting 2. Weed management 3. Nutrient management 4. Water management 5. Disease management 6. Insect management 7 Harvesting & Threshing
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