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Production Technology of Oil Seed Crops




  • Rapeseed


    Technical name                   Brassica campestris.

    Varities                               Toria, Sarson, DGL.

    Seed Rate                           1.5-2 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      October-November

    Harvesting Time                 When 60% pods are brown.

    Rapeseed


    Technical name                   Brassica campestris.

    Varities                               Toria, Sarson, DGL.

    Seed Rate                           1.5-2 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      October-November

    Harvesting Time                 When 60% pods are brown.

    Mustard


    Technical name                   Brassica juncea, Brassica carinata.

    Varities                               B-Carinata, LL-84, Taramira, Taramira-AB.

    Seed Rate                           1.5-2 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      October-November

    Harvesting Time                 When 60% pods are brown.

    Groundnut


    Technical name                   Arachis hypogaea.

    Varities                               Star-2, Banki,NO-45.

    Seed Rate                           Erect: 25-30 kg/ acre                                                                                                                   Spreading:     20-25 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      Punjab:  Mid Feb-April

                                             Sindh:    May

    Harvesting Time                 When pods become brown.

    Sunflower


    Technical name                   Helianthus annus.

    Varities                               SF-187, Hysun-33, Hysun-37, SF-177,SH-3322.

    Seed Rate                           2.5-3 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      Spring(15 Jan-20Feb),Autumn(Early Aug-Mid Sept)

    Harvesting Time                 Spring(May-June), Autumn(Last Week of Nov).

     

    Sesamum

    Technical name                   Sesamum indicum L.

    Varities                               S-17, Punjab, Till-90, T-5.

    Seed Rate                           1 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      Last Week of June- Mid July.

    Harvesting Time                 November-December.

    Castorbean


    Technical name                   Ricinus communis.

    Varities                               DS-30(Sindh), C-3(Punjab).

    Seed Rate                           5-6 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      July-August

    Harvesting Time                 After 100-110 days of sowing.

    Linseed


    Technical name                   Linium ustitatissimum.

    Varities                               L-1, NO-5, Chandni.

    Seed Rate                           6-8 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      Mid Oct-Mid Nov.

    Harvesting Time                 Last Week of April.

    Soyabean


    Technical name                   Glycine max.

    Varities                               Hampton-266-A, Davis, William, Bragg.

    Seed Rate                           28-32 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      Spring: Mid Feb-Mid Mar, Autumn:July-August

    Harvesting Time                 Spring: June, Autumn: November.

     

    Safflower


    Technical name                   Cathamus tinctorius.

    Varities                               Thori-78, US-10, S-208, Gila.

    Seed Rate                           8-10 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      Late Oct- End Nov.

    Harvesting Time                 Late May-June.

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