Horticulture :: Vegetables::Tomato

Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)


Well drained loamy soils rich in organic matter with a pH range of 6.5-7.5.


Season of Sowing

May - June and November – December


Field Preparation

      Plough the land to fine tilth. Thoroughly prepare the field with the addition of FYM @ 25 t/ ha and form ridges and furrows at a spacing of 60 cm. Apply 2 kg/ha of Azospirillum and 2 kg/ha of Phosphobacteria by mixing with 50 kg of FYM. Irrigate the furrows and transplant 25 days old seedlings on the sides of ridges. Life irrigation to be given on 3rd day of planting.


Nursery Bed Preparation

       Apply FYM 10 kg, Neem cake 1 kg, VAM 50 g, enriched Superphosphate 100 g and Furadon 10 g per square meter before sowing.

Bed Preparation

Ridges and Furrows Preparation

Updated on Jan, 2023
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