Perennial Pigeon Pea Seeds: Redgram
Buy perennial pigeon pea seeds at Rs. 35.00. It is an original indigenous variety of perennial redgram. This species of redgram is very ideal for a kitchen garden.
Barahmasi arhar seeds (बारहमासी अरहर बीज).
Description: Perennial Pigeon Pea Seeds
|Soil||All types of soils|
|Tolerant to||Sterility mosaic|
|Resitant to||Water scarcity|
|Pod size||Extra large|
|Category||Original indigenous variety|
|Quantity||10 high quality seeds|
|Price||35.00 INR + 70.00 INR shipping charge|
The Perennial Pigeon Pea is a species of redgram or pigeon pea or arhar (अरहर in Hindi). It is different from the seasonal species of redgram. Being perennial in nature, the species is not grown in a large area or in commercial scale. Generally, it is grown in kitchen garden, home backyard, around a pond, field bunds etc. Like other pulse crops, it is rich in protein (Source: USDA).
Also read: Agronomy mcq and answer
General information: Cajanus spp.
|Type||Agronomy or field crop, perennial plant|
|Common Name||Redgram, pigeon pea|
|Hindi Name||अरहर (arhar)|
|Scientific Name||Cajanus spp.|
|2n||It is diploid. 2n = 2× = 22.|
|Wild Relative||C. cajanifolia|
- Size of flowers: Larger than field pigeon pea.
- Number of flowers: Per tree number of flowers is more.
- Colour of flower: Same as annual pigeon pea.
- Number of pods: Number of pods is more.
- Colour of pod: The colour of pod is pink red or pinkish.
- Size of pod: It is slightly bigger than the annual pigeon pea.
Tropical and subtropical. October is flowering season. Pods start developing in November. It is resistant to water scarcity.
Loam and sandy loam. Sandy loam is best soil. Don’t prefer a land which is being attacked by termites.
Indigenous pure variety of pigeon pea.
Chemical treatment: Carbendazim/thiram 2gm/kg of seed.
Organic treatment: Trichoderma viride 4gm/kg of seed.
Calculate the required amount of seeds according to the length of bunds. About 40-50 gm seeds is necessary for a 100 metre bund.
Redgram sterility mosaic: It is a common problem in pigeon pea. The disease is caused by redgram sterility mosaic virus.
Control: 1. Spot the plant for sterility mosaic. 2. Uproot the plant. 3. Destroy the plant.
Insects: Pod borer is a serious pest. It is Helicoverpa armigera. Use azadirachtin. It is a need based bio-pesticide @0.03%.
Leaves become pale. It is different from the leaf yellowing which is caused by the deficiency of N.
Midrib: Remains green.
Veins: Remain green.
Leaves: Stripped yellowing can be seen.
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