Whether to cultivate maize in Rabi season or in Kharif season, seed treatment is necessary before sowing. By treating the seeds, the maize crop can be saved from many deadly diseases. If you are cultivating maize, then you can see the quantity of seeds and method of seed treatment from here.
For cultivation of indigenous short grain varieties, 6 to 7 kg of seed is required per acre of land.
For cultivating hybrid varieties, 8 to 9 kg of seed is required.
On the other hand, if you are cultivating complex varieties, then you will need 7 to 8 kg of seeds.
seed treatment method
Before sowing, treat the seed with Carbendazim @ 2 gm per kg.
In place of Carbendazim, 2 grams of Captan per kilogram of seed can also be treated.
Apart from this, 2.5 grams of Thiram per kilogram of seed can also be treated.
Click here to get information about suitable climate, sowing time and seed quantity for Rabi maize cultivation.
We hope that the information given in this post will prove to be important for you. By treating the seeds in this way, you will be able to get a better crop of maize. If you liked this information, then like this post and also share it with other farmer friends. Ask us your questions related to this through comments.
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