Potato (Lady Rosetta) crop at Mitchells farm.
Crop age — 40 days
Fertilizer application per acre upto 27-November2015:
DAP——- 2.5 bags
Urea—— 2 bags
Potash –1 bag
Zink —— 6kg
Trace Elements– 5kg
Fungicides + insecticides one spray up to now.
What is the right time to apply Boron and trace elements:
Boron at stolon initiation at third irrigation and trace elements at tuber initiation i.e 4th irrigation and 6 the irrigation if required.
What is the right time to apply DAP, urea, and potash:
- DAP at sowing time
- Urea at 2nd, 3rd and 4th irrigation.
- Potash at cell division stage i.e. bulking stage (soluble potash) but most of our farmers are using during soil preparation.
Source: Muhammad Irfan Nawaz