It is a F1 hybrid between Panripudal and Selection-1 from Thaniyamangalam. Leaves are attractive green with pink tinge with good cooking qualities (rich in proteins and minerals). It is adaptable to the rainfed situations of Shevroys. It is a pole type growing up to 2.42m and bears pods in clusters. It can be grown throughout the year and can withstand frost. An average yield of 1,200 dozen (14,400 pounds/ears) can be expected from a cultivated row farm acre. The 100 seeds weight is 60 g. 100g of edible pods contain 4.69% protein, 0.12% vitamin C, 0.2% Fe, 0.14% phosphorous, 0.39% calcium and 1.33% crude fibre. The plants are with dark green foliage with grayish stem, petiole is pink or pinkish green. Fruits are globular, green, large oblong oval in shape, ashy coated, about 35 cm length and 22 cm in girth with a mean weight of about 6.8 kg. It has the consumer preference for its better taste, flavour, texture & colour. It is a clonal selection from local type introduced from Tenkasi. 4.17 Production and Distribution of Breeder Seeds from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 128 4.18 Regulated Markets, Check Posts, Rural Godowns, Commercial Grading Centres and Kapas Grading Centres in Tamil Nadu 129-130 4.19 Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana 131-134 4.20 Area and Production of Horticultural Crops by Districts 135-147 TAMIL NADU Tomato yield … Profitable Tomato Farming in Kenya: BY SMART HARVEST – Nicholas Njagi’s seven acre tomato farm located in Igamba-ng’ombe, Tharaka Nithi County, produces 400 boxes of tomatoes per acre and this season is no different. The mean increase in yield over local is 17.6 per cent. Occasionally 2 to 4 pods are seen in a cluster. It is a selection from local type. Fruits ripe uniformly and the stem end has a slight yellow color. Fruits are borne in clusters of 4 to 5. According to the variety, climatic conditions, soil and growth conditions, fresh chilli yield varies from 30-40 quintal per acre. It is a selection from Coimbatore local with a duration of 120 days. The flesh is smooth, light green and with good cooking quality. This is having high yield potential, the leaves are attractive green in colour with excellent cooking quality. We do get a yield of 25-30 tonnes per acre of land, but recently we came to know about the green house technology and we tried this system in a minimum level," Vivekanandan said. Profit from an acre. • Reduced spacing increases cowpeas yields per acre • Uasin Gishu farmer dumps maize for pumpkins, earns Sh420,000 a season • Banana wine, crisps making promises bright future to college dropout • Exporter looking for 2000 farmers to grow horticultural crops • Pruning cuts pests, increases capsicum yields It yields on an average of 32t/ha. Post the new method, the yield has gone up to 8.5 tonnes of tomato per acre. The crop duration is 135 days with a yield of 36.0 t/ha. In 2016 china had around 110,000 hectares of tomato fields making it the leading global nation in the production of tomatoes. High yielder recording an average yield of 56.40 tonnes /ha in about 120 to 130 days after transplanting. Earn 15 lakh per acre : with this Lemon Variety. It is adapted to rainfed cultivation in Madurai and Dindigul districts. Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day's newspaper in one easy-to-read list. Each plant yields 30-40 fruits. Most tomato varieties in Kenya such as the Anna F1 reach maturity 60-75 days after transplanting. Also suitable for well drained loamy soils. The seeds are very small and black. The pods are 11.6 cm long, beans are 5 to 6 in number per pod. Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly. Each fruit on an average weighs 50 to 60 g with good keeping quality. It is suitable for cultivation under irrigated conditions. Fruits are smooth round to slightly oblong, medium sized, unripe fruits whitish green, ripe fruits bright red coloured and borne in clusters of 3-5 fruits (fruit weight 65-70 g). – Tomato Yellow Leaf Virus “The expected yields per acre are between 20 and 25 tonnes with some farmers getting as low as 15 to 20 tonnes. The duration of crop is 270 – 300 days. Roots have better consumers' preference. lt possesses extended shelflife (upto 10 days) and is suitable for growing in all the seasons. The fruits are long with a mean length of 40.34 cm and a girth of 17.54 cm and each fruit weighs 410 g on an average. The plants are dwarf with dark green, long and smooth pods with 9 seeds. It yields 2,555kg/ha of grain in addition 8,200 kg/ha of leaves on 25th day after thinning in a spacing of 30 x 30 cm. The seed content is 55 per cent. The pods are moderately resistant to leaf spot, anthracnose and pod borer. It thrives best in well drained, organic matter rich, sandy loam soil. Mulching in tomato cultivation under polyhouse, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu “Generally, 15-17 tonnes of tomatoes are harvested per acre. Dry chilli average yield varies from 7.5 to 10 quintals per acre. I get an average yield of 50kg-60kg per plant, which is sold to shops in Chennai at `18 per kg. This hybrid is adapted to Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Madurai, Dindigul, Theni, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Pudukottai, Erode and Kanyakumari districts. It is a F1 hybrid between A.E. The crop duration is 8.5 to 9 months, which is less when compared to 10 to 11 months in other clones under cultivation.The tubers have whitish brown skin with cream rind and white flesh. The total soluble solids content is 13 per cent. The vines are moderately vigorous, less spreading than Co.1 and adopts well for high density planting at 2.2 x 1.9 m spacing. It produces 8-10 tubers per plant. The seeds contain high protein (19.94%), ascorbic acid (18.2 mg/100 g) and total sugars (2.8 mg/g). KKL 1 Butter beans is a selection from a type collected from Vilpatti. With seven acres under the crop, he harvests 2,800 boxes. This clone recorded a mean tuber yield of 50.6 t/ha, which is 45.0 % more over the local check CO.3 (34.9 t/ha). The average tomato crop yield per acre in India is about 10 tonnes although the yield varies from 15 to 20 tonnes per acre in case of irrigated crops. 1.6% reducing sugars, 9.7% total sugars and 20 mg per 100g of ascorbic acid. MNFS&R/ PARC Hand-holding Initiative: Ministry of National Food Security & Research (MNFSR)/Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) realized its responsibilities to play advisory role for the promotion of Agricultural Enterprises by using loan scheme by the Govt of Pakistan and other organizations. It is a pureline selection from one of the types collected from Alangulam, Tirunelveli district. It is another selection from a local type. It flowers profusely. The plants are dwarf, closely branched, suitable for close planting. The leaves are green with cylindrical shape. Fruits are small sized, slightly ridged with bright orange colored flesh. Organic and chemical fertilisers in liquid form will be administered to the crop through the drip system. It is an induced mutant from Pusa Sawani through gamma rays. It is another induced mutant from a local variety called Annanji and yields on an average, 32 t/ha in a duration of 135 days. Average yields for the United States are 25 tons per acre while the range is 9 to 40 tons per acre. The fruits are conical in shape with attractive red color with 0.36 per cent capsaicin content. The cost of production per acre can be high and can present complex problems to the grower, who must be knowledgeable about soils, fertilizers, pest control, harvesting, marketing and other record … It is a selection from a type collected from Tirunelveli (Amaranthus dubius Mart exThell.). It is medium spreading with 30-35 lengthy pale green fruits, less seeded and bitter less. The plants are dwarf statured and produces bigger sized fruits (190/plant). 4,000 lbs. This can be cultivated during April-June (main), Aug.–Oct. The yield increase is 29.1% (green pod) and 18.9% (grain) respectively over the variety Premier. It is a reselection from a Nagpur ecotype. The crop adapts to tropical plains of Tamil Nadu with a yield potential of 35 tonnes of fruits per hectare. Early growing cultivar with a small furrow. The tubers are medium in size. It yields 20-25 t/ha. Adapted to most soil types ranging from sandy loam to clay loam with good drainage. It is early in flowering (20-25 days from transplanting) with an extended harvest period of 10-12 pickings. Post the new method, the yield has gone up to 8.5 tonnes of tomato per acre. Relatively, it has high capsaicin content (0.54%), oleoresin content (14.3%) and seed content (49.79 Nos. Profits per acre: Rough Ks.62,000 to Ksh.92,000. My observation has been that the tomato plant tends to produce a “fixed” fruit yield, a combination of fruit number and weight of each fruit, over a set time period. PROVINCE WISE AVERAGE YIELD OF TOMATO FROM 1980-81 TO 2017-18 (Average Yield 40 Kg. Seeds turn white in maturity used for cooking. Vine is moderately vigorous and trail upto 200250cm. It can be used as a salad. The plants need staking with wooden sticks. Groundnut productivity ranges from 1.8 to 2.8t/ha with a yield gap ranging from 3 per cent (Tamil Nadu) to 176 per cent (Andhra Pradesh), average an yield gap of 71 per cent nationally. The plant produces 8 to 10 tubers weighing 2.5 to 4.0 kg with a length and girth of 28.5 and 5.8 cm respectively. Flesh to seed ratio is 167:1. Seeds are black, bold and exhibit early germination with vigorous growth. Adapted to fertile loamy soils of Coimbatore, Erode, Dindigul, Karur, Thanjavur, Nagai, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari districts. ... TAMIL NADU. This variety is preferred in Madurai and Trichy districts of Tamil Nadu. It is also suitable for grain with yield of 1.2 tonnes/ha in a crop duration of 145 days. The fruits are medium sized, oblong in shape and dark violet in color. It is a clonal selection from open pollinated progenies of C.S. The crop duration is 65 days and yields 15.8t/ha. It has moderate resistance to fruit rot (Percent Disease Index value 1.10) and field tolerance to mosaic disease (Percent Disease Incidence value 3.02). It yields 14t/ha. It is free flowering type with seed setting ability of 250-300 kg/ha and so it is propagated through seeds. It is, compact plant type with broad and dark green leaves and determinate growth habit with less number of secondary branches. This is having a yield potential of 22.1 t/ha with an yiled increase of 47.30 % (Arka Anamika) and 16.30 % (M 10). Who says that money is not grown on the trees ! In Tamil Nadu, the use of plastic mulching has boosted yields of tomato farms by almost four times. Only drawback about agriculture is we cannot simply predict the production for an area like we do in factories. This has been due to changes in eating habits and development of new and better products. The vines are moderate in growth with a length of 130 cm and 5 to 7 branches per vine. The pinnate leaves are about 40 cm long with small leaflets, which are dark green on the upper side and pale green in the lower side. The vines are less spreading and hence seeds can be sown at close spacing of 1.5 x 1.5 m. It is a pure line selection from white long type. Moderately resistant to pests and diseases. The bulbs store well for 120 days devoid of sprouting in well ventilated store rooms. The fruits are green, very long (1m) and fleshy. It yields on an average of 42.58 t/ha of tubers under irrigated and 27.31 t/ha of tubers under rainfed conditions respectively. The crop duration is 210 days and yields 2110 kg of dry pods per hectare. The growth from 16 to 300’s of tonnes is solely due to research. The crop duration is only 110 to 115 days when compared to 135 days in CO.1 and 140 to 150 days in other types. Ratoon crops can be taken for 3-4 years. 240 / CO-3 and suitable for cultivation during September – October. The plants are moderate and less spreading with medium lobbed dark green leaves. Fruit is round globular, smooth, medium sized-and attractive weighing 45to 50 g and are rich in vitamin C (25 mg/100g), TSS (3.2obrix) and acidity (3.8 per cent). The crop duration is 90 days. It yields on an average of 36 t/ha. It is highly adoptable to Cuddalore, Villupuram, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Perambalur districts of Tamil Nadu. It is a pole type selected from germplasm population at Horticultural Research Station, Thadiyankudisai. About 5,000 tomato plants producing an average of 7.5 tomatoes per plant are required to meet this number. The crop duration is 8 months. It is a branching type with compactly arranged tubers having brown skin, creamy white rind and creamy white flesh. The harvest can be prolonged by increasing the number of pickings. Suitable for well drained loamy soil with a pH of 3.5-6.0. It yields about 30 tonnes per hectare. The season for cultivation is June-October and December-April. It is a high yielding variety developed by mass pedigree method of selection. The TSS content of fruit is 3.6°brix and acidity is 0.99%. The crop is adapted to entire state of Tamil Nadu. 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It can be cultivated throughout the year under irrigated conditions. Tubers have high starch content of 22.5% and higher protein content of 2.4%. The crop duration is 180 days. About 21-29 fruits are borne per plant. It is adaptable to Coimbatore, Trichy, Pudukottai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Theni, Madurai, Namakkal, Cuddalore, Tiruvannamalai, Thoothukudi, Erode and Dharmapuri districts. It is resistant to resistance to cassava mosaic disease with fairly food starch content (28%). The vine is moderately vigorous, trailing upto 400 cm. Tubers have low HCN content of 10µg/g. This explains why tomato farming in Kenya is such a profitable business idea. The number of shoots ranges from 6 to 8. Each vine produces 8 to 10 fruits weighing 9 to 10 kg. It yields (25-28 t/ha) of ripe fruits with a good, attractive color. It is a hybrid derivative developed by cross between MP31 (Eppodumvendran local) X MP28 (Arasaradi local) at Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam. Fruit color is dark green with white stripes on outer side and light green inside, with a mean fruit weight of 700 g. The fruits are extra long (180-200 cm) and suitable for growing all through the year. It yields on an average of 3.08 t/ha with 39.83% increase over CO.1. Suitable for bower system of cultivation. With seven acres under the crop, he harvests 2,800 boxes. The fruits are pendulous, medium in size (8.66 cm length and 8.54 cm girth) with bulging base and blunt tip, glossy green appearance. *Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper, crossword and print. Developed by IARI. The variety contains 17.5% dry matter with 0.53 per cent sulphur and 13.0 per cent TSS. It is a F1 hybrid between EP 45 x CO.2 released from HCRI, Coimbatore. It is high yielding F1 hybrid between Parbhani Kranti x MDU.1 (Hy.8). Tubers are markedly rich in carotenoids (13.28 mg/100g) and starch (30.72 per cent). A gangeticus), with a duration of 25 days for mulaikeerai and 35-50 days for thandukeeari. The fruits are long, fleshy and tasty. It is developed by single plant selection from Sevanthampatti village of Trichy District. A box sells at Sh. The seed content of the fruits is less and the proportion of flesh to seed content is very high. The seed yield is 450 kg/ha with a flesh to seed ratio of 50:1. That is how good business is. It was released by the State Department of Horticulture from Tapioca Experiment Station, Mulluvadi of Salem District, Tamil Nadu. Suitable for growing in the hill ranges of Tamil Nadu, viz., Shevroys, Palani hills and Nilgiris. The plants are tolerant to pumpkin beetle, fruit fly and leaf spot. Harvesting in Chilli Cultivation This variety can be cultivated during May-June, Nov.-Dec. and Feb.-Mar with a duration of 140 -145 days. The first harvest of fruits can be had in 100 days after sowing and be continued up to 145 days with 8 harvests. Profit and Returns from organic vegetable cultivation. It is a single plant selection from germplasm (A 166-1) with a duration of 50 days. It flowers in 35-50 days after sowing. This clone is adapted to the districts of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Erode, Coimbatore, South Arcot, Kanyakumari and Tirunelvali. They are white in color. F1 hybrid between PAG 3 x CO 2. The seeds are black in color. The harvest will continue upto 140 days. It is also ideal for patio or container cultivation. The variety does not require pandal. The plants are tall and spreading. The fruit is fleshy with 65 per cent of pulp. It yields 24.3t/ha. Hence the profit is Rs.1,33,900 per acre for Organic Tomato Farming. The potential yield at this spacing is 3000-3500 kg of dry chilli and 15-18 tonnes of green chilli per hectare. The leaves are large obovate. It yields 98 t/ha under irrigated condition. It yields 44.8 tonnes of tubers/ha in a crop a duration of 8 to 8.5 months. It yields on an average of 31.45t/ha of roots. The fruit is dark green, medium long (25-30 cm) and thick (6-8 cm) with characteristic warts. Some fruits weigh up to 4kg and some plants yield up to 200kg. The number of shoots per plant ranges from 7 to 9. The crop duration is 135 days and yields 18.28 t/ha with an increase of 10 per cent over the local. Plants are semi determinate (80-85 cm) and suitable for high density planting. The fruits are borne in clusters of 4 to 9 at nodes as against single fruit borne at nodes in K.1 or K.2 varieties. The cooked tubers are tasty and have lesser soil odor. As the fruit matures, the purple color fades to pale pink. The leaves can be used as nutritive greens. It is a pureline selection isolated from American variety "Pearl Harbour". q/ha in Tamil Nadu. Pods are fleshy and stringless. It is a non-branching type and exhibits field tolerance to mosaic virus disease. Fruits contain less seeds. Chances are that you will probably venture into tomato farming for the market value. It is a selection from a local type collected from Thudiyalur (Long Green). Fruits are borne in clusters of 4 to 5, yielding 20-25 fruits per plant, weighing 2.8 to 3.8 kg. Suitable for growing during Kharif as well as summer. Monika Mondal 11 August, 2018 12:00 AM IST. It is a selection from local type in which first picking can be obtained in 45 days after sowing and continued at 15 days intervals for a period of 2 years. The plants exhibit field tolerance to cassava mosaic virus. The tubers have rich ascorbic acid (21.1 mg/100g) and amylopectin (81.31 per cent) contents. Farmers are also trying to cultivate different ways and means for farming to increase the income. The green pods are fleshy and thick skinned. The fruit contains 12.6% crude fibre, 15.2% starch, 19.2% protein, 2.84% fat and 50.5mg of ascorbic acid in 100 g of pulp. Fruits are oblong and medium sized and suitable for small family. Ratoon crops can also be taken for three years. The average yield per tree per year is 218 pods weighing about 35kg. It is a hybrid derivative of a cross Co.2 x Ramanathapuram gundu (Local) and released from the Agricultural Research Station, Paramakudi. The fruits-measure 6 to 8 cm and 10-14 cm in length and girth respectively with a mean weight of 55g. The plants are compact and erect. If it is grown in plains, it yields 17.0 tonnes/hectare. Suitable for making chutney, curry and pickles. It can be easily propagated through seeds. It is a selection from a germplasm type. It is a daylength neutral plant. It is drought tolerant and can withstand long distance transport. The fruits are long, slender with attractive dark green color before ripening and turns to deep red color after ripening. Plants are 110-120 cm tall. The HCN content of tubers is very low i.e. This variety is recommended to loamy and sandyloam soils of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Erode, Tirunelveli districts of Tamil Nadu and laterite soil of Kerala. For the production of marketable fruit when growing a beefsteak tomato cultivar, fruit pruning i… It can also be recommended for other dry areas where similar conditions exist. The variety is a dual purpose one, useful as green pod and grain. The national average yield of brinjal is 16 tonnes/ha and the best farmers in Tamilnadu obtained 80 tonnes whereas precision farmers got upto 350 tonnes/ha. Each vine produces 3.2 tubers per vine weighing 1.12 kg. It produces 13 fruits per vine weighing 7.15 kg with an average yield of 31.75 t/ha in a crop duration of 145 days. Since the plants are heavily branching, periodical removal of sprouts is necessary. It possess high bulb yield 18.9 t/ha (18.8 per cent higher than CO.4) in a crop duration of 90 days. The bulb is big and dull white in color and weighs 30 to 40 gm each. It’s yield potential was 13,000 kg /ha. The pods are ready for harvest in 80-85 days after sowing. The flesh is white and thick and less seeded (0.8%). This variety has low incidence of fruit borer (Heliothis armigera) and diseases like leaf spot and leaf curl virus. It is a pureline selection from local type collected from Pallangi village of Kodaikanal taluk. No. The Open Pollinated or non-hybrids will give 10 to 12 tonnes. The plants are erect with moderate branching. It has a very low stalk/pod ratio (6.6), high oleoresin (13%) and capsaicin (0.402 mg/g) and hence suitable for export purpose. Tomatoes grow very fast. The number of pods per plant is 204 with 85 seeds per fruit. Each fruits weigh on an average of 1.5 to 1.8 kg. The plants are medium tall and moderately vigorous and leaves are deeply lobed. 3,00,000. The first harvest can be done in about 100 days and it extends upto 140-150 days after sowing. The seed content is less (1.2%) and each plant bears 6 to 7 fruits/plant. The bulbs are pink in color and bolder in size. It yields 23 t/ha of green fruits as against 11.73 t/ha in PKM.1 with a crop duration of 165 days. It has very bold pods, which are dark red in color. Plants are resistant to leaf curl virus disease. This can be cultivated in Nilgiris of 900 to 2500 m above MSL and similar areas. Suited to September –October (Main), February – March and June-July planting with the short crop duration of 95-100days. The tree comes to bearing in six months and suitable for growing in different cropping systems and home garden. It is a pure line selection from a local indigenous type collected from Shevroy hill ranges of Tamil Nadu. It is a pureline selection with crop duration of 160 days. Clonal selection from Anaikatti type. Good keeping quality 5 days in hills and 2 days in plains. POOR MAN‟S ORANGE - HYBRID TOMATO PRODUCE EXCELLENT YIELD OF 90-100 MT PER ACRE IN PRECISION FARMING Published on February 8, 2017 February 8, 2017 • 25 Likes • 4 Comments The central core is thin, fleshy and palatable. The crop duration is 90 days and 15-18 harvests can be done. 180 and Pusa Sawani. The fruits are long with dark shiny red color. That is how good business is. The crop duration is 165 days. It is a F1 hybrid developed by a crossing MC.84 x MDU.1 with a crop duration of 115120 days. The roots are blood red in colour with thin skin and good quality. It is an induced mutant from the type H.160. Plants are compact, less spreading, dwarf, and determinate. It is a hybrid derivative of the cross AC863 x CO.3. The fruits are long, light green in color with less crude fibre content (12.3%). It is adaptable to Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, Namakkal, Trichy, Karur, Dharmapuri and Tiruvannamalai districts as irrigated crop. The cloves have a flattening surface inside. 120 days duration from seeding to harvest the cucumber produce greatest yield of 80-100 MT of fruits per acre . The pods are 70 cm long, 6.3 cm in girth and weigh about 150g. Suitable for growing in plains of Tamil Nadu. A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes. The crop duration is 210 days, yields 1.8 tonnes of dry pods/ha and suitable for rainfed cultivation in Southern Districts of Tamil Nadu. It tolerates salinity in the soil. The crop is medium in duration (100-110 days) and suitable for growing in all the three seasons throughout the year. Vines are moderately vigorous and medium spreading, (5.0 square meters). The fruit has excellent cooking quality and suitable for all types of culinary preparations. This variety can be cultivated during June – September, November – March and April – May. Seeds are bold, attractive, dark purple in color and each weighing 0.76 g. It is field tolerant to root rot, rust, yellow mosaic and anthracnose. By growing tomatoes in open fields Nigeria, like other Sub-Saharan African countries will deliver yields of no more than seven tons per hectare. This is having a yield potential of 35 – 40 t/ha with 30.50 % increase over CO 1. It is having a yield potential of 90.20 t/ha which is 22.40 % increase over COTH 1 and 27.90 % over Lakshmi hybrid. The tubers have dark brown skin with yellowish white rind and white flesh and contain a high starch of 35.6 per cent. The stem is light yellowish green with light green leaves. June-Sept (Kharif) and Dec-March (Rabi) are ideal season for cultivation of this variety. The pods are dark green, flat and slightly curved, tender and fleshy with better consumer's preference and market appeal. The crop duration is 90 days. The result is, record yield in all crops. Plants are dwarf (70 cm). Fruit surface is less hairy with a better consumer's appeal and market preference equal to Pusa Sawani. Occasionally 2 to 4 pods are seen in a cluster. It is fairly pungent with a medium TSS content (8-9° brix). It possesses attractive pink coloured bold size bulbs. The bulbs store well over 150 days. Vines are dwarf and erect. The fruits have dark purple stripes intermingled with light green color. It is a reselection from Sattur Samba [CA (p) 247]. The fruits are medium sized (50 g/fruit), bright red in color and borne in clusters of 4-5. The fruits are round, medium sized, slight ribbing at calyx end and with medium firmness ensuring keeping quality and suitable for distant transport. It is a small fruited variety each weighing 2-3 kg with good cooking quality. The perils of deregulated imperfect agrimarkets. The seed content is medium (200-300 seeds weighing 20-30g) with a seed yield of 420kg/hectare. The stem color is green when young and grey on maturity with green leaves. The matured seed is black with white hylem. March–July for bulb production and November– January for seed production. The crop duration is 105 days. This is a hybrid derivative of Acc. And remember that just one acre of tomatoes grown successfully using this method – and selling them for just $.50 per pound, would yield $100,000 per year! The roots are long and slightly tapering with attractive deep orange color. Pakistan Agriculture Research Council . It is suitable for cultivation in Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram regions under garden land condition. The clone records very low incidence of mosaic virus ranging from 0 to 8 per cent. Over 8 million tons of processed tomatoes are produced in the United States annually. It is moderately resistant to pests and diseases. The crop duration is 140-160 days. 1797 x CO.1 selected in F4 generation and fixed by selfing and released from the Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam. This high yield of the produce has been attributed by the fact that china farmers are enthusiastic especially when the tomato market price has risen sharply making the least earning farmer to make around ($21,820). The seeds are bold, globular, snow white in colour and with excellent cooking quality. It is a direct sown crop, which can be harvested in 120-130 days, whereas transplanted crop comes to harvest in 135 to 150 days. Using the average price of $1,948 per pound in Colorado, an acre of marijuana can yield more than $1.1 million per acre. 4,000. Fruits are round at the base with a prominent bottleneck at the top, medium sized, attractive light green in color with a mean weight of 2.03 kg. It is a selection from a local type. The number of bulbs per plant varies from 8 to 13 with an average weight of 90g per clump. It is resistant to Cercospora leaf spot, root knot nematode, whiteflies and aphids. The fruits are soft seeded even at full maturity. The plants are determinate. It is suitable for use as both green and dried chilli. Watermelon 20 400 70-85 70 fruits Feet of Row Per Acre (1 acre=43,560 square feet) Average Seeds Needed Per: Average Yield Per: Vegetable 100’ Row Acre 100’ Acres Weight: Seeds: (M=1,000) Beans, bush 800 85 lbs. 125M 80 lbs. The variety is suited to tropical plains of Tamil Nadu. It is a pure line selection from accession PV-26 maintained at Horticultural Research Station, Ooty with a crop duration of 80 days. It is high yielding and suitable for cultivation without pesticide spray. Top to ratio is 0.99. It is suitable for growing in hilly areas at 1800 above MSL. It is a selection from the local type and yields 30.72 tonnes of greens per hectare. It is a pureline selection [CA (Q) 8] from Kanchengadu local type suitable for cultivation as green chillies. You will have to compare this figure with the actual find and decide where you will be selling your product. Post the new method, the yield has gone up to 8.5 tonnes of tomato per acre. It is suitable for cultivation in the rainfed tomato growing areas of Salem and Dharmapuri districts. Tubers have less acidity and good cooking quality. The stem often roots at the nodes and has 8 to 10 branches. The plants are moderately resistant to thrips. The fruits are also used for pickling. It is a seedling clone (IB 2837) obtained from the seeds of random mating population of IB 758. They produce best when daytime temperatures are between 70 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit and nighttime temperatures are above 60 or 65 degrees Fahrenheit. F1 hybrid developed by crossing EP65xPusa Uttam. This clone is moderately susceptible to Indian Cassava Mosaic Virus (ICMV) and the incidence of scale insects and spiraling white flies is low. The fruits are dark-green 60-70 cm long with shallow grooves. It is adoptable under higher, middle and lower elevations on the hills (500 to 1500 m above MSL). Raw tuber tastes saltish sweet while it is sweet on cooking with firm consistency. With the greenhouses, our growers produce tomatoes all year round, anywhere in Nigeria. Not suitable for growing during summer season because of its susceptibility to yellow vein mosaic. Also, light intensity affects pigmentation, fruit color, fruit set. Peanuts. The pods are green when immature, turning creamy yellow with brownish purple streaks on the surface at maturity. The tubers are long cylindrical with brown skin and white flesh. Leaves are medium dark green. The fruits contain 23.7 mg vitamin C per 100g of fruit pulp. It yields on an average of 24.0 t/ha. It is resistant to Cercospora leaf spot, Colletotrichum leaf spot and Macrophomina root rot. The fruits contain 10.8% TSS, 3.4% total sugars, 1.9% reducing sugars, 9.2% starch, 10.0 mg/ of ascorbic acid in 100 g of pulp, 0.14% acidity with an organoleptic scoring of 75%. Plants grow to 2m tall. It yields 1.5 to 2.3t of seed per hectare. It lends itself for high density planting with a spacing of 60 x 30 cm. The crop duration is 210 days and yields 2200 kg of dry pods per hectare. The bulb weight per plant ranges from 60 to 65 gm, with an average of 9 bulbs per plant. The hybrid has duration of 115 days in the main field after transplanting. Fruits are cylindrical, without crook neck, medium sized (0.95-1.00 kg) and suitable for nuclear family. It is a semi determinate variety. This can be cultivated during May – June, November – December and February – March. It is a hybrid developed by crossing IHR 709 X LE.812 and released from the Horticultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore. However, a lone farmer's experimentation on his one acre (.4 ha) land has entirely reversed his fortunes. Fruits are attractive red in colour and do not shrink much after drying and hence could fetch better price in market. It is an induced mutant of a local type called 'Puzhuthi kathiri'. The Horticulture Department also arranged for marketing of tomato in Oddanchatram and other markets. And remember that just one acre of tomatoes grown successfully using this method – and selling them for just $.50 per pound, would yield $100,000 per year! It is a pureline selection from the 'Red Wonder' introduced from Hyderabad. Excellent cooking quality due to less fibre and high flesh content and does not twist due to maturity. It yields 18.41 tonnes of green chillies/ha, which is 13.3% increase over CO.2, and 23.5% over local type in a crop duration of 210 days. This variety is preferred in the markets of southern districts of Tamil Nadu (Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram etc). The fruit is light greenish white and each weighs 400-600g. As a tender vegetable for salad it yields 15 t/ha in a crop duration of 100 days. The first harvest can be done in 115 days. The first picking starts 60 days after transplanting and completes in 180 days. This is a hybrid derivative of the cross between AC. It is hybrid developed from LCR 2 / CLN 2123 A and released from Horticulture College and Research Institute, Coimbatore. One acre (43,560 square feet) will accommodate 312 – 30′ rows of tomatoes, grown in 4′ X 30′ Grow-Boxes, with 3 1/2′ side aisles, 5′ end aisles, and 5′ aisles around the perimeter. Suitable for making cutlet, chips RTS beverage and mash. GHMC polls updates | Poll percentage at 35.8 at 5 p.m. It comes to bearing in six months after sowing. In addition to this from June, precision farming will be introduced in Erode. The crop performs well during June-September and January-May. The details of the new farming method have been sent to the Government. It is a clonal progeny of IB 90-10-20 developed through half sib evaluation of open pollinated seedlings released from the Horticultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore. Very long pods 40 - 45 cm with cluster bearing (3 – 4 / cluster), Fibre content- 0.89 g and crude protein content – 21.88 (mg /100 g). This variety has uniform big sized bulbs with bright red colur and better keeping quality with our any weight loss. It exhibits moderate resistance to Yellow Vein Mosaic disease. The capsaicin content of dry pod is 0.56 per cent. Leaves contain high Protein (28.79 %), Fat (4%) Calcium (0.34%) and Magnesium (0.084%) and highly resistant to drought and frost, can be grown as a cover crop. It is a selection from an open pollinated type introduced from Sri Lanka (CA, 856). Fruits are uniform in shape, firm and ideally suitable for long distance transport. The pods are slightly flat, long (15.1 cm), broad (1.13 cm) and robust (7.76g). About 5,000 tomato plants producing an average of 7.5 tomatoes per plant are required to meet this number. It is suitable for cultivation during April-May, Oct-Nov (as rainfed and irrigated crop) in Kanyakumari district. Last year, we had 294 greenhouses installed; on average they deliver 264 tons per hectare. Tomato is a rapidly growing crop with a growing period of 90 to 150 days. The total crop duration is only 100 to 105 days and capable of yielding as high as 45 tonnes of fruits per hectare and it performs well during summer season. It has a potential yield of 17.1 t/ha under Ooty conditions. The carotene content is high. It is a selection from a local type from Tamil Nadu with crop duration of 150 days. This is a single line selection (PPI (B) 1) from Karungal local type Vazhuthunangai and yields 50 t/ha in a duration of 185 days and recorded 23 per cent higher yield over Arka Shrish. Planting about 3,000 square feet with 500 plants (that’s only 1/15th of an acre.) A box sells at Sh. We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day. PARC achieving its gri. It is earlier than other pandal varieties. Tubers are rich in carbohydrate (28%) and protein (2.5%). The length and girth of pod is 7.0 and 4.0 cm respectively. Tomato 30 7,400 50-85 150 lbs. Fruits are borne in clusters with 2-4, egg shaped with milky white color. The crop duration is 120-130 days. Research targets for self-sufficiency in Agriculture Production & Food Security by developing robust technologies and their speedy transfer to the stakeholders. It is adapted to entire Tamil Nadu. Pure line selection. It is a high yielding clone with duration of 8.5 months. It yields on an average of 34.75t/ha in a duration of 150155 days. You may also check Eggplant Profit per Acre.. Brief about Tomato farming: Wide range of Tomatoes is available commonly in the market nowadays.They include cherry tomatoes, green tomatoes, purple tomatoes, sweet tomatoes, etc. The crop duration is 90 days. It is a pure line selection from local Sattur Samba developed at Agricultural Research Station, Kovilpatti. However, round wild variety is the most preferred one. A quantity of 100 g edible fruit contains 3.5g carbohydrates, 0.9g proteins, 0.2g fat, 0.4 g fibre, 42.0mg calcium, 37.0 mg phosphorous, 37.0 mg potassium, 1.7 mg iron, 4.2 mg sodium, 12.0 mg sulphur, 5.0 mg ascorbic acid with an organoleptic scoring of 75 per cent. This is a selection from half-sib progeny of a local type (D.C.3). Profit = Income- Total cost incurred = Rs.3,00,000 – Rs.1,66,100 = Rs.1,33,900. Fruits are dark green with white stripes, long (160-180 cm), each weighing 500 to 750g on an average. The plant has light green erect cylindrical leaves. The tubers have attractive pink skin with yellow flesh. Leaves are green and rich in Vitamin A. It is suitable for both kitchen garden and commercial gardens besides as an intercrop. ERODE: Tomato farmers in Kolathupalayam, Kundadam and Uthiravathy have registered an increase in yield thanks to Participatory Demonstration Farming introduced by the Horticulture Department in Erode. The tubers contain 35% starch. The clone yields on an average of 29.97 tonnes of tubers per hectare with a range of 22.90 to 36.50 tonnes. It yields 33.68 t/ha, which was superior over local by 52.7% and over KKL.1 by 40.5%. It yields 5.6 tonnes of green pods/ha. The crop duration is only 90 days and yields 16.51 t/ha, with an increased yield of 26.30 to 64.05 per cent over other released cutlivars, viz., Co.1, MDU.1 and Pusa Sawani. It is a selection from Kallampati local type near Madurai. It is an induced mutant from K.1 chillies by using 30 KR of gamma rays. The yield is 12t/ha in a crop duration of 110 days. It is a hybrid derivative of a cross between Pusa Ruby and Co.3 (Marutham). CO (TP) 4 is a clonal selection from one of the seedling progenies of the hybrid SM1679 (CM 2766-5 x CM 4843) obtained from CIAT. It is suitable for cultivation both under irrigated and rainfed conditions. The crop duration is 105 to 110 days, which is less by 5 to 10 days with CO.2. The tubers are tolerant to weevil incidence with better market appeal. Though flowers are in clusters (25-150/cluster), only one pod develops per cluster usually. Fruits are attractive, ashy coated, oblong or cylindrical in shape and are compressed on both sides. It is suitable for semi-dry cultivation during Rabi season (North East Monsoon) in Ramanathapuram district. Chilli Production per Acre. Fruits are big sized (60-75cm long), thick (30cm), prominently ribbed, attractive green color, each weighing 425g on an average with yellowish green colored thick crisp flesh. it is suitable for cultivation without any pesticide spray. Fruits are dark green, long and tender. The crop duration is 135 days. 10µg/g in the flesh and 185µg/g in the rind. The leaves are light green, erect and cylindrical. Each fruit on an average weighs 55g. After every year the trees have to be cut back to about one meter from ground level. It yields 34.5t/ha in a crop duration of 9 months. A well grown tomato fruit can weigh more than 150 grams and give a yield of more than 30 tonnes per acre. Earlier, the farmers got a yield of 6.5 tonnes of tomato per acre. Suitable for growing in hilly areas at altitude above 1800m. It has high momordicine content (2.99 mg/g). The crop duration is 130-135 days, and yields 37 t/ha. The yield will be 20 tons per acre. The variety is resistant to white fly and suitable for growing in temperate zones of Nilgiris from 1600 to 2500 m above MSL and other similar areas. This variety has an yield potential of 16-18 t/ha which is 56 per cent more than that of Parbhani Kranti. After studying it in detail, the Government, through the Horticulture Department, will extend Participatory Demonstration Farming to other crops. It is an induced mutant developed by gamma irradiation to local cultivar (MC 103). / pod). It is suitable for harvest both as green pods and red ripe pods. The total crop duration is less (165 days) as compared to 210 days in CO.5 lab lab. Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations. The plant height is 30 cm. The fruits are fairly rich in vitamin-A (44.4 mg/100g) and very low in fibre content (0.6%). California and Florida are the largest tomato-producing states. The vines are vigorous growing. Each curd weighs 2.6 kg and is free from riceyness. The crude fibre content is less (1.3%) with 19.0 mg of iron and 20.0 mg of calcium per 100g. The fruits are 6.0 to 6.5 cm long with sharp tip and bulged shoulder. The bulb weight per plant is 55 to 60 g with an average of 8 bulbs per plant. It yields 49.1 t/ha with a seed yield of 700-1000 kg/ha. It is a clonal selection from the germplasm introduction maintained at the Department of Olericulture, Horticultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore. It is a green cum grain type from A. hypochondriacus L., which is suitable for growing in plains and hills throughout Tamil Nadu. The crop duration ranges from 40 to 45 days and hence suitable for cropping systems. This can be planted during June – July ; October – November. The crop duration is 135 days with a mean yield of 22.65 t/ha. The pods have good cooking quality. Fruits are fairly long with a mean length of 20.60cm, girth of 6.8cm and each weighs 33g. This variety can be well adopted to Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Erode, Kancheepuram, Madurai, Namakkal, Pudukkottai, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Sivagangai, Thanjavur, Trichy, Thiruvannamalai, Villupuram and Vellore districts under irrigated conditions. It is moderately resistant to blast and resistant to thrips and tip drying caused by foliage nematode. The grain can be substituted for minor millets like ragi and thenai. Therefore, we will let you know the economics of 1 acre regular tomato cultivation. The flesh content is 72% with a mean seed content of 28%, crude fibre of 14.06%, starch and protein content of 14.80% and 18.08% respectively. It bolts and sets seeds in the plain and hence very easy for the farmers to produce seeds themselves. It can be grown throughout South-Indian hills. It is one of the hybrid lines produced for resistance to African Cassava Mosaic Disease at IITA, Nigeria, having the code No.TMS/30001. Ooty 1 palak is a tasty green leafy vegetable released during 1995. Starch content is 35 per cent with a total outturn of 10.33 tonnes of starch per hectare. It has recorded a yield of 14.30 t/ha of green fruits in 90 days crop duration. It is medium tolerant to pest and diseases. The variety has high capsaicin content (0.72 mg/g). weeks. The crop duration is 145 days and yields about 38 t/ha which is 15.4% increase over PLR 1. The pods are green when unripe and turns to red at ripening with firmly attached calyx, compressed base and pointed beak. The crop will be ready for first harvest from 100 days after sowing. field tolerance to cassava mosaic virus disease. The plants are erect with a height of 90.2 cm. This variety is suitable for Cudalore, Villupuram, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Kancheepuram and Perambalur districts. It can be grown throughout the year. Vines flower in 55 days after sowing and first harvest can be had in 95-100 days. The fruits are susceptible to cracking. The variety has better consumers' appeal and growers' preference. April – December is ideal season for cultivation of this variety. Co.3 (Marutham) was evolved through induced mutation by treating the seed of CO.1 tomato (IM 39) with EMS. The root weevil (Cylas formicarius) incidence ranges from zero to 3 per cent. The crop yield is around 35 t/ha in a duration of 150 days. Subscribe to The Hindu digital to get unlimited access to Today's paper. It is a pureline selection from the local variety 'Varikkathiri' of Negamum, Coimbatore district. Fruits are bigger in size with dark green skin and pinkish red flesh. The leaves are dark green. The plants grow to a height of about 4-6 meters in a year with 6-12 primary branches. You can support quality journalism by turning off ad blocker or purchase a subscription for unlimited access to The Hindu. (autumn) and February - April (irrigated). The fruits are acidic (0.61%) with a TSS of 4.43° brix. Tomatoes are an annual vegetable that takes around 75 days from transplanting to first harvest. The crop duration is 135 days. It is susceptible to yellow vein mosaic disease. The plants cannot withstand frost and high humidity. Suitable for culinary purpose. It is suitable for staple food and industrial uses. The leaves are potato leaved type and lightly pubescent. It is an induced mutant from H.375 and yields on an average of 25.5 t/ha in crop duration of 145 days. It is suitable for cultivation during Feb-Mar, April-May and July-Aug. The crop duration is 180 days and yields 25-30 t/ha, with good cooking quality. Tomato Cultivation. Fruits are bright purple in color, round and each weighs 280 g with a pulp-seed ratio of 9:8, moisture content of 89%, protein content of 1.5%, acidity of 0.29%, ascorbic acid content of 14.0 mg per 100g, total carbohydrate content of 4.3% and TSS of 6.2%. The fruits are short and stout. The fruits are oval in shape, dark purple with pink tinge and glossy. It is a selection from a Russian introduction. The variety is suited for hilly regions of Tamil Nadu from an altitude of 1200m to 2200m above MSL. A community nursery was raised on a farmer's land and the seedlings supplied to tomato farmers of Kolathupalayam, Kundadam, Uthiravathy and three other villages. The total crop duration is 105 days. Per Acre. It is a selection from OP progenies of local types and released from Horticultural Research Station, Ooty. We do get a yield of 25-30 tonnes per acre of land, but recently we came to know about the green house technology and we tried this system in a minimum level," Vivekanandan said. Seedlings were raised and distributed to farmers. The fruits are flat round attractive with capiscum red color with prominent green shoulders even after ripening. Ooty (FB) 2 is a single line selection from PV 15-1. It is a selection from germplasm type (RS 44). The per day production is 397 kg/ha. It is also suitable to be used us green chilli. Good keeping quality upto 6 days in hills and 3 days in plains after harvest, which facilitates to market to the distant places. The tubers have pink skin and white flesh with a starch content of 24.2 per cent. The fruits are small with green stripes. Tubers long, cylindrical, white flesh easy pealability and low in cyanoglucoside content. It exhibits
Fruits contain 0.36% capsaicin with a high ascorbic acid content of 306.0, 269.8 and 67.0 mg/100 g of green, ripe and dry pod respectively. The average yield per tree per year is 218 pods weighing about 35kg. Fruits are 25-30 cm long and 20-25 cm girth thick with white flesh. It is amenable for various food preparations like any other grains. The fruits are pale green in color when unripe and attractive capsicum red when ripe. Actually the company is having a new variety of Lemon , which farmer can grow the same and in a very short duration, say few years, they can earn Rs.5 to Rs.15 lac per acre. It various widely depends on crop, variety, resource availability (like soil type, water and even technology) and location. The crop duration is 150-160 days. It yields 31.93t/ga in crop duration of 180-190 days. The crop yields 11.1 t/ha under rainfed conditions and 12.9 t/ha under irrigation. It is 34.2 and 49.95 per cent higher yield than Arka Komal and Local type respectively. It is a pureline selection made from CA-3-1, released from Horticultural Research Station, Ooty. The average yield per hectare has gone up to 12 tonnes as against the earlier yield of seven to eight tonnes per hectare. The fruits are dark green medium in size and suits to fresh market. The ripe fruits are red, long and contain high capsaicin. The hybrid yields 95.9 t/ha of fruits, which is 11% more over Rashmi. Pods are less fibrous. It is dwarf and dense plant, bears round, fleshy fiberless, pale green pods. ): YEAR: Punjab: Sindh: Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw: Balochistan: PAKISTAN: 1980-81: 128.15 Ooty.1 is a selection from the local type. The leaves are broad, thick and dark green in colour. The fruits are preferred in the districts of Coimbatore and Erode. The plant is highly affected by adverse climatic conditions. 450. According to Hero Organic company Farmers can increase their income by Gardening ten times instead two times. The green pod yield is about 11 t/ha. The plants are dwarf with determinate plant growth having shorter internodes, each node bears fruits. It is a selection from a local type of Kanyakumari District. The tubers taste sweet with a low HCN content of 77.89µg/g. It is moderately resistant to root knot and reniform nematodes. Pusa Ruby. 4,000. The root weevil incidence is only 10 to 15 per cent. The roots are rich in Beta-carotene. The season of sowing is May-June and November–December. It yields 10.75 tonnes/ha of greens. It yields 14.4 t/ha. The number of bulbs per plant ranged from 8 to 10. The fruits are long (60-65 cm), slightly curved, apering towards stalk end, fairly big and each weighs 2.0 to 3.0 kg at ripe stage. Plants flower in 50-55 days after sowing and first harvest can be done in another 30 days. The plants are erect, compact and bushy with green stem and leaves and greenish purple petiole. It is moderately resistant to brinjal shoot and fruit borer and suitable for cultivation for all seasons. The tubers have 21.5 per cent starch. It has total duration of 205 to 215 days and gives a dry pod yield of 1809 kg/ha under irrigated conditions representing an increase of 15.1 per cent over K.2 chilli. The plants are compact and medium spreading. It is a clonal selection (IB 81) of seedling progeny obtained from open pollinated seeds of a type (IB 37) in germplasm bank. This variety can be grown as an intercrop in orchards and coconut gardens during the pre-bearing period. A Crop Circle Farm can double or triple that depending on the type of tomato. It is a clonal selection (IB 3) from a type collected from Tiruchirapalli district. Each bulb contains 20 to 25 cloves. Well, the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research’s (IIHR) Arka Rakshak variety of tomato has yielded 19 kg per plant. The crop duration is 135 days. The fruits are nearly round and smooth. The mean bulb weight per plant is 75g. It recorded an average yield of 44.4 tonnes/ ha. It yields 78 tonnes of greens per hectare at 25 days after sowing. per acre = 5 g (1 bottle top) per plant Training, staking & pruning Weed, pests & diseases control 2nd Top-dress: CAN 80 kg per acre = 10 g (2 bottle top) per plant Training, staking & pruning Weed, pests & diseases control Harvesting starts 75 –90 days after transplanting Sorting & grading Yields 12,000 – 40,000kg per acre Marketing 10/38 The seeds are rich in protein (15.95%) and essential amino acids like lysine (7.5 mg/100g), phenylalanine (5 mg/100g), leucine (1.2 mg/100g) and isoleucine (1.8 mg/100g). It is a pureline selection (PS-33-1) among 40 germplasm types maintained at Horticultural Research Station, Ooty. Commercial seed production is also possible in the Nilgiri hills. Bulbs are medium in size, red in color. It is a selection from the Sempatti local. It is suitable for cultivation in the plains during monsoon seasons. The curds are attractive creamy white in color, uniform and big sized. Doubling the Farmers Income is the talk of the town, these days. The stem and petiole are pinkish red in color. F1 hybrid developed by crossing NDBG 121 x Arka Bahar. It is a clonal selection from a local type (ME 7) collected from Triuchirapalli district. It is an moderate tuber yielder (38 t/ha). Fruits at vegetable maturity are useful for making fried curies, porial and stuffed food. This variety has a leaf yield of 40 t/ha, which is 47% more over CO.1, and 300% more over CO.2. This is having a yield potential of 33.80 t/ha of greens which is 38.50 % increase over local cultivar. Nutritionally the fruits are superior with a higher ascorbic acid content of 19.5 mg of 100g juice, which is two times higher than CO.1.