Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea Var. capitata
Golden Acre:Compact and round head.
Pride of India:Small round heads. High yielding.
Pusa Mukta: Bacterial rot resistant. Compact and slightly flat-round head.
Hari Rani:F1 hybrid
Pusa Sambandh: Close planting type
Pusa Synthetic: Short stock. Large flat heads.
Pusa Agethi: First tropical variety suitable for high temperature
Sri Ganesh Gol
Pusa Drum head:Field resistance to black leg.
Golden Acre, Pride of India, Kaveri, Ganga, Sri Ganesh Gol, Pusa Drum Head
Climate & Soil: Well drained sandy loam to clay soil is suited for this crop. It grows well in high ranges during winter season. Optimum temperature for growth and heading is 15- 20 degree centigrade.
Season: August- November,Mid season varieties - September
Seed rate: 500-750g/ha
Raising Nursery: Seeds are sown in nursery beds and three to five week old seedlings are transplanted.
Spacing: 45x45 cm
Nutrient management : Organic manure 25 T/ha, N:P:K of 150:100: 125 kg/ha . Full dose of N and K2O before transplanting and remaining half dose one month after transplanting is recommended.
Crop Management: Earthing up one month after transplanting is essential.
Pest Management :
Post Harvesting: Heads along with wrapper leaves are transported to rhe markets in krates, where wrapper leaves are trimmed, heads are graded and packed for sale.