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Sweet Potato Package of Practice

Variety:

Sree Vardhini, Sree Bhadra, Gouri, Sree Nandini, Kalmegh, Sankar, CO 1,CO 2

Seed rate

80,000 vine cuttings of 25 cm long having 3-4 nodes /ha

Seed treatment

Treat the vine cuttings for 10 minutes in Fenitrothion 0.05% before planting.

Spacing

60 cm x 25 cm

Manuring

FYM 10 tonnes/ha 80:60:80 kg N:P2O5:K2O/ha

Basal

Full P2O5, K2O and 50% N

Top dressing

50% N one month after planting

Interculture

Hoeing, weeding and earthing up twice

Average Yield

15 tonnes/ha