Hills: At elevation above 1500 metres, carrot can be grown throughout the year under assured irrigation. At elevations between 1000 – 1500 metres. Carrot can be grown in July – February. Plains: August
Gap filling after 20 days of planting toSpray Fluchloralin 1 l a.i./ha immediately after sowing the seeds to control weeds or
first weeding to be done on 15th day. Thinning and earthing up should be given on 30th day.
Splitting of roots is a physiological disorder which is usually seen when there is a
sudden increase in soil moisture after prolonged drought. Forking is another phenomenon
where in the hard soil does not allow the straight growth of tap root which results in formation
of forked root. Forked roots and split roots fetch poor price in market. Keeping the soil
moisture at optimum condition will help to keep the soil also loose thereby help to avoid
splits and forked roots. maintain the population and uniform growth.
Hoeing and weeding on 30th and 45th day. Avoid deep intercultivation as it is a shallow
Application of neem cake @ 1 ton/ha at planting. Biofumigation of mustard
plants followed by application of neemcake @ 250kg/ha along with Purpureocillium lilacinum
@ 5kg/ha or application of P. lilacinum as seed treatment @ 20g/kg of seed followed by soil
application @ 2.5kg/ha along with FYM @ 2.5 t/ha.