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Sorghum (PC-23) <<Back To Category
 



 

SORGHUM

Botanical name   

 Sorghum bicolor(L) Moench

 

Name of the crop

  Sorghum

 

Family

  Gramineae

 

Sowing Time

  March -August

 

Soil

  Loam to sandy loam

 

 Varieties               

  PC 23, MP Chari, PC -6,HC-136, HC-308, PCH 106,Sweet Sudan( SSG-59-3)

 

Field Preparation

  3-4 Ploughing

 

Seed Rate(kg/ha.)

  20-25

 

Spacing

  30cm X 10cm

 

Fertilizers (N:P:K kg/ha)

  100:50:30

 

Irrigation

  2-3

 

Top dressing urea

  150kg. per ha.

 

Harvesting of Green Fodder

  45-60 days after sowing

 

Harvesting of Seed

  80-90 after sowing

 

Green Fodder Yield (Qtls/ha)

  450-500

 

Yield  of seed (Qtls/ha)

  6-10