When and how to sow sunflower seed:-
Kharif crop in irrigated areas should be harvested from October to mid November. Germination is good from sowing done in October. Apart from this, in unirrigated areas (rain dependence cultivation), the sowing of sunflower should be done from the middle week of September to the last week at the end of the year. The sowing time of summer crop is suitable from the third week of January to the end of February. You should sow in between this time. At the time of sowing, it should be kept in mind that harvesting can be done before starting the year.
Nutrient management in sunflower crop:-
Use of bio fertilizer: -
Benefits of using bio-fertilizers - provide the nutrients to the plants. Name and recommended quantity of bio fertilizers - Use one packet of Azotobacter bio fertilizer for the treatment of one hectare of seed. PSB Mix 15 packets of bio fertilizer with 50 kg of cow dung or compost.
Method of use of bio-fertilizers : - According to the name and recommended quantity of bio-fertilizers, per hectare should be planted in the field at the time of last barn. At this time there should be moisture in the field.
Nutrient Management: -
Quantity and use of compost: - For good production of sunflower, apply compost fertilizer at the rate of 5 to 10 tons / hectare in the field before sowing.