Rice

Phase I

Phase II

Duration: 1st April - 15th May (Core area)
                16th April - 31st May (Non-core area)

Points of Emphasis

(Under Normal Supply of Water)

  • Land Preparation
  • Selection of Varieties
  • Seed Rate and Treatment
  • Nursery Sowing (not before 20th May)
  • Nursery Treatment
  • Transplantation Time
  • Plant Population
  • Balanced Use of Fertilizer at Proper Time
  • Weeds Control with Chemicals
  • Application of Zinc Sulphate

(Under Water Shortage Situation)

  • Puddling only for three days
  • Weed control with chemicals
  • Standing water only for 15 days
  • Plant population 100,000 hills per acre after 15th July
Duration: 20th Jul - 31st Aug

Points of Emphasis

  • Transplanting Time (Basmati Varieties)
  • Plant Population
  • Balanced Use of Fertilizer at Proper Time
  • Zinc Application
  • Weed Control With Chemicals
  • Control of Insect Pests and Diseases