00 Crossandra fert | Farm Extension Manager

Crossandra-Fertilizer information

The nutrient recommendation for Crossandra is 100:60:60 kg NPK/ha. The quantity of straight fertilizers to get the above dose is worked out for a cent.

The fertilizers dose needed is 868 gram urea, 1332 gram rock phosphate and 400 gram Muriate of Potash respectively for a cent. The fertilizers have to be applied in split doses.

The first dose has to be applied at the time of planting. The urea, rock phosphate, Muriate of Potash needed at this time is 289 gram, 1332 gram, 400 gram respectively for a cent.

The second dose has to apply in 3 months after planting and the dosage is 289 gram urea for a cent.

The third dose has to be applied at 8-9 months after planting. The fertilizer dose is 289 gram urea for a cent.

Lime or dolomite has to be applied in acid soils two weeks ahead of fertilizer application. Organic manure @ 100 kg/cent is recommended at planting time.

To get the details for an acre you need to multiply the values with 100.