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improved varieties of radish

Author : Soumya Priyam

Improved varieties should be selected for radish cultivation. So that we can get tasty radish with high yield. From here you can get information about some improved varieties of radish , yield, duration of harvest etc.

Some major varieties:

  • Pusa Chetki: It can be cultivated all over India. The yield of 100 quintal crop is given per acre of field. Its roots are less sharp in the summer season. The length of the roots is 15 to 22 cm. Radish of this variety is white, soft and soft. It takes 40 to 50 days for the crop to be ready.

  • Pusa glacier: Its roots are long, white and less sharp. It takes 50 to 60 days for the crop to be ready. October is the best month for its sowing. The yield of radish is 128 to 140 quintals per acre of land.

  • Japanese White: Roots of this variety of radish are 15 to 22 cm cylindrical, less pungent, smooth and mild in taste. The best time for sowing is from October 15 to December 15. Harvesting can be done 45 to 55 days after sowing. A yield of 100 to 120 quintals of radish is given per acre of land.

  • Pusa Reshmi: Its roots are 30 to 35 cm long. Its leaves are light green in color. Sowing of this variety should be done from mid-September to October. The crop is ready for digging 55 to 60 days after sowing. 126 to 140 quintals of crop is obtained per acre of field.

Apart from this, there are many other varieties of radish. In which Jaunpuri Radish, Pusa Deshi, Punjab Pasand, Hisar Radish No 1, Kalyanpur 1 etc. are included.

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21 September 2021

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