ICAR-Central Institute for Arid Horticulture
Agricultural Operation for the month
Agril. operation Month: August, 2015

S. No.

Mandate Crop

Crop Management and Crop Protection Practices

Fruits

1.

Ber

1. Spray of systemic insecticides to control leaf eating catter piller/insects.

2. Transplanting of budded plants in well prepared pits and irrigation.

3. Hoeing and weeding to conserve soil moisture

2.

Pomegranate

1. Spray of pausamycin (0.05%) + Blitox-50 (0.5%) to control bacterial leaf blight.

2. Nitrogenous fertilizer application and irrigation

3.

Aonla

Hoeing, intercultural operation in the orchards

4.

Date palm

Harvesting of fruits, grading/packing and disposal of fruits. Planting of offshoots and irrigation.

5.

Bael

1. Hoeing and Weeding. 2. Control of leaf eating catter piller.

6.

Kinnow

Hoeing and weeding

Soil moisture conservation practices

Vegetables

7.

Watermelon,

Snap melon, Kachari

Light irrigation through drip or channel technology. First intercultural operations in about 25 days old crop such as thinning, weeding, hoeing and spraying of insecticide should be done in time for better crop growth.

8.

Bottle gourd,

Round melon

Light irrigations through drip or channel technology. First intercultural operations in about 25 days old crop such as thinning, weeding, hoeing and spraying of insecticide should be done in time for better crop growth.

9.

Brinjal,

Light irrigations through drip or channel technology. First intercultural operations in about 25 days old crop and spraying of insecticide should be done in time for better crop growth.

10.

Tomato,

Chillies

Light irrigations through drip or channel technology. First intercultural operations in about 25 days old crop and spraying of insecticide should be done in time for better crop growth.

11.

Cluster bean and beans

In beans, light irrigations through drip or channel technology. First intercultural operations such as thining, weeding, hoeing and spraying of insecticide should be done in time for better crop growth.

In cluster bean, irrigations through sprinkler. First intercultural operations such as weeding and hoeing should be done when the crop is about 30-35 days old.

12.

Khejri

Seedlings of khejri should be planted for rootstocks. Budding on well established rootstocks of 12-18 months old should be done for in-situ khejri orchards of cultivar Thar Shobha. Weeding and hoeing should be done in and around the plant basins.

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