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April Growing Vegetable Crops


April growing vegetable crops: vegetable cultivation in April

Which vegetable crop is grown in April month?

In this post, we will know about the name of some vegetable crops which are cultivated in April.

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Here is the list of vegetable crops grown in the month of April

S.N.Vegetable
01.Tomato
02.Okra
03.Cucumber
04.Radish
05.Ginger
06.Kakdi (ककड़ी) or long melon

(01). Tomato

Climatic requirementTropical and sub-tropical
Soil requirementSandy to heavy clay
VarietiesSaho, Pusa ruby
Other seasonsNorth India: Autumn and spring summer.
South India: June-July, October-November, January-February.
Seed rate125-175 g/ha (hybrid)
Plant space60 × 45
IrrigationDrip irrigation
Crop protectionUse bavistin against early blight
HarvestingImmature green, mature green, ripe, over ripe
Yield800 q/ha
Special techniqueGrafting, mulching, fertigation, stalking

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(02). Okra

Climatic requirementWarm season
Soil requirementSandy loam to loam
VarietiesDVR-1
Other seasonsJanuary to February, spring season, March to April
Seed rate6-8 kg/ha
Plant space45 × 30 cm
IrrigationLight irradiation
Crop protectionGrow resistant varieties against yellow vein mosaic virus
Harvesting7-10 cm long pods
Yield80-125 q/ha
Special techniqueNA

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(03). Cucumber

Climatic requirementWarm season
Soil requirementSandy loam which is rich in organic matter
VarietiesJapanese long
Other seasonsJanuary to April, June
Seed rate2.5 kg/ha
Plant space60 cm
IrrigationThala or ring basin
Crop protectionUse mancozeb against downy meldew
Harvesting45 days after sowing
Yield9-10 t/ha
Special techniqueNA

(04). Radish

Climatic requirementCool or moderate climate
Soil requirementDeep, moist, and friable sandy loam
VarietiesPusa chetki
Other seasonsAugust to January, September to March
Seed rate8-12 kg/ha
Plant space30-45 cm
IrrigationFurrow method
Crop protectionUse ample amount of organic manure to control the problem of forking
Harvesting25-60 days
Special techniqueNA

(05). Ginger

Climatic requirementHumid condition
Soil requirementWell drained loamy soil
VarietiesRio de Janeiro
Other seasonsAugust to January, September to March
Seed rate1500-1800 kg rhizomes/ha
Plant space25 × 25 cm
IrrigationFurrow method
Crop protectionUse Pseudomonas fluorescence against rhizome rot
Harvesting8-9 months
Yield12-15 t/ha
Special techniqueNA

(06). Kakdi

Climatic requirementSame as cucumber
Soil requirementSame as cucumber
VarietiesDosakkai
Other seasonsAugust to January, September to March
Seed rateSame as cucumber
Plant spaceSame as cucumber
IrrigationThala or ring basin
Crop protectionSame as cucumber
Harvesting8-9 months
Yield12-15 t/ha
Special techniqueNA

April growing vegetable crops: vegetable cultivation in April


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