Radish is cultivated in all regions of India. It is used as a vegetable and salad. For a good yield of radish, it is necessary to keep some things in mind.
For good yield, loamy soil rich in organic matter, sandy loam soil is considered good.
Roots of radish are not able to develop in the matiyar soil, so cultivation should not be done in such soil.
10 to 17 degree Celsius temperature is best for its good yield.
Its roots go deep into the soil, so deep plowing should be done in the fields.
About 4-5 kg of seeds are required per acre of land.
Its sowing time depends on the variety. Some varieties are sown in January-February. Some varieties are sown between April-August. At the same time, there are many such types whose sowing is done in November-December.
It is sown in beds. There should be a distance of about 45 cm from one bed to the other.
The distance of the plants from the plants should be kept 7.5 cm.
For good yield, seeds should be sown in the soil at a depth of 1.5 cm.
Give first irrigation after sowing.
Irrigate at 6-7 days interval during summer season.
Irrigation is required at intervals of 10 to 12 days in cold season.
The yield can be increased by sprinkling manure or compost in the fields.
According to different varieties, the crop is ready in about 25 to 60 days after sowing.
When the crop is ready, it is uprooted by hand and the crop is obtained.
Normally 200 to 350 quintals of crop is obtained per hectare of land.
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