corn planting procedures and production techniques

The botanical name of Baby corn is  Zea mays

Variety: CO 1.

Soil: Suitable for all maize growing soils with pH range of 6-7 and climate.

Season Irrigated : Through out the year.
Rainfed : June - July and September - October.

Seed rate: 25 kg/ha.

Preparation of field: Plough the field to fine tilth. Form ridges and furrows at a spacing of 45 cm x 25 cm.

Irrigation: First irrigation after sowing, thereafter once in ten days.

Application of fertilisers: Apply FYM 12.5 t/ha, NPK 75, 60, 20 kg/ha as basal, 75 kg N and 20kg K top dressed on 25th day after sowing.

After cultivation
First weeding : 15 days after sowing.
Earthing up and top dressing : 25 days after sowing.
De-Tasseling (removal of male flowers : 40 - 45 days before pollen shedding)

Plant protection 
Basal application
Carbofuran 3 G 10 kg/ha is to be applied and incorporated.

Tender cob (baby corn) : 6660 kg/ha
Green fodder : 32.2 t/ha

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