The second dose of fertilizers has to apply 30-45 days after planting.
Weeding, light hoeing and earthing up have to done at 30-45 days and 60-75 days after planting.
Small inefficient suckers from the mother plants have to be removed along with the second weeding.
The leafy parts may be smothered about one month before harvest so as to enhance tuber development.
Irrigation may be given at 12-15 days intervals. The irrigation should be stopped 3-4 weeks before harvest. About 9-12 irrigations are required for the crop till harvest.