Tips for Growing Gourd
Soil: Well-drained sandy loams and clay loam soil is ideal for the crop.
Sowing time: Rainy and Summer
Optimum temp. for germination: 28 - 320C
Spacing: Row to Row: 120cm, Plant to Plant: 45cm
Seed rate: 600 - 700 gm/acre.
Preparation of the Main field: Deep plowing and harrowing.● Add well-decomposed FYM 7-8 tones per acre ● Open ridges & furrows at required spacing (Apply basal dose of fertilizer as recommended) ● Irrigate the field one day before sowing