20°C – 28°C
Same as potatoes, all the soils which are well drained are suitable for guava crops.
Before sowing, boil seeds for 5 minutes or else soak in water for 2 weeks to soften and encourage it to germinate. Leave 6m gap between each seed while sowing. Add compost,manure and dried leaves to the soil.
As organic fertilizers has already been added to the soil at the time of sowing, no need of any weeding, as it helps in reducing the weeds.
Guava trees require deep root watering. Water regularly in hot conditions and once in a three days in winter seasons.
Guava fields require more of potassium, as this is the best fertilizer to increase fruit production. So use more potassium as compared to that of nitrogen and phosphorus.
Fruiting occurs after 2 years of seed sowing.
15°C – 35°C
Loam soil which is a equal mix of sand, silt and clay soil is best suitable for banana crop. Add manure and mix well into the soil.
Soak the seeds for minimum of 24 hours. Start sowing seeds with a distance of 5 feet and a depth of 1 inch. Germination process will take up to minimum of 2 weeks to 3 months based on the crop variety.
Manure in the soil helps to reduce the weeds.
Banana plants require a large quantity of water. To allow water run directly to the roots, drip irrigation system will be used for banana production.
DAP(contains both nitrogen & phosphorus) and Potassium, add balance amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.
Crop will get ready for harvesting after 12 weeks.