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Teosinte (Sirsa improved) <<Back To Category
 




 
TEOSINTE 

 Name of the crop

 Teosentee

Botanical name

  Euchaleana maxicana

Family

  Gramineae

Varieties

 Sirsa improved, TL-1, Rhuri

Soil 

  Loam to sandy loam

Sowing Time

  May-August

Field Preparation

  3-4 Ploughing

Seed Rate (kg/ha)

  30-40

Spacing  

  30 cm X 10 cm

Fertilizers (N:P:K kg/ha)

  120:50:30

Irrigation

  3-4 No

Top dressing urea

  150kg. per hac

Harvesting of Green Fodder

  45-60 days after sowing

Harvesting of Seed

  100-120 after sowing

Green Fodder Yield (Qtls/ha)

  350-450

Yield  of seed (Qtls/ha)

  5-8