Kashi Gaurav

The plants are bushy, dark green foliage, very good general combiner, 50% flowering in 35-40 days after transplanting, fruits dark green and turn dark red when ripe after 95-100 days of sowing, 9-11 cm long and 1.1-1.2 cm thick, pendant and pungent. Average red ripe fruit yield 150 q/ha. Tolerant to anthracnose, thrips & mites. Recommended for cultivation in the states of West Bengal and Assam in autumn-winter season & notified vide gazette notification number S.O. 456(E), 16.03.2012

Package of Practices

  1. Seeds sowing in nursery: July to August under northern plains. Transplanting: 30 days after sowing at a distance of 45 cm plant to plant and 60 cm row to row.
  2. Seed Rate: 450 g for one ha. of chilli planting.
  3. During the field preparation 20-30 t/ha compost or FYM should be applied. For chilli cultivation, N:P:K @ 120:80:80 kg/ha have been recommended. Full dose of phosphorus (P) and potash (K) should be applied as basal dose at the time of last field preparation. Dose of nitrogen (N) should be applied in three splits (1/3 as basal dose, 1/3 after 30 DAT and remaining 1/3 after 50 DAT).