from 7.0 to 8.5.
35-40cm per year
Plant suckers in July-August
bout 22000 suckers are required for one acre
45 cm x 40 cm or 60 cm x 30 cm
Incorporate 10 t/ha of FYM during last ploughing. For fertile soils manuring is not required at all. But for low fertile soils, apply 30 kg/ha of Nitrogen + 120 kg/ha of Gypsum during field preparation. In addition, 30 kg N can be applied after 20 days of planting.
Weeding is to be done at proper intervals. Weeding is mainly done twice in a year.
It is mainly grown as rainfed crop. During summer months 4-5 irrigations are required.
Harvesting can be done 6 – 7 months after planting.
Plants are uprooted and processed (gel extraction) within 6 hours after harvest.
The inner part of leaf which contains gel and latex are used for preparing various medicines, contains Vitamins
No pest and disease infestation are noticed in aloe
under water logged condition, rotting will occur which will be overcome by good drainage practices.
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