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Radish Package of Practice

Varieties

Pusa Chetki, Pusa Japanese white

Soil

Sandy loam

Adaptation

Inland districts

Seed rate

10 kg/ha

Seed treatment

Treat the seeds with Thiram @ 3 g/kg seeds

Sowing time

Onset of monsoon

Spacing

30 cm x 10 cm

Manuring and fertilizer

FYM @ 10 t/ha 60-50-100 kg N-P2O5-K2O/ha Apply full P2O5, K2O and 50% N + borax 15 kg/ha (wherever needed) as basal. Top dressed
rest 50% N after two weeks after sowing. Spray 0.1% Boron if brown heart symptoms appear.

Interculture

Thinning 7-10 days after sowing, hoeing and weeding twice.

Average Yield

18-20 ton/ha