HORDI Crop – Cauliflower

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Cauliflower

Released Varieties

Climate requirements/ Areas suitable for cultivation

Soil

Seed requirement

Land preparation

Field establishment

Spacing

Fertilizer

Water supply/ Irrigation

Weed Control

Pest Management

Disease Management

Causal Organism: Plasmodiaphora brassicae

Symptoms

  • Swelling or malformation on the main lateral roots those are called club rootsand those galls appear like clubs or spindles on the roots
  • The crop can be completely destroyed due to damage

Management

  • Keeping the soil at a slightly basic pH of 7.1 -7.2 by the addition of agricultural lime and apply 2- 4 t/ha of lime to raise soil pH.
  • Use of disease free planting materials
  • As well as the integration of crop rotation

Causal Organism : Fusarium , Phythium , Rhizoactonia spp.

Symptoms

  • Damping-off kills seedlings before or soon after they emerge. Seedlings that emerge develop a lesion near where the tender stem contacts the soil surface

Management

  • Sterilize the soil with fungicide (Thiphinate, methyl / Thiram) or burning
  • Drench the nursery beds with fungicide solution

Harvesting and Processing

Yield

 

 

 

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