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Production Technology of Pulses or Grain Legumes




  • Gram or Chick pea


    Technical name                   Cicer arietinum.

    Varities                               CM-72,C-77, PJ-91, Noor-91, Pb-1.

    Seed Rate                           20-25 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                       Irrigated Areas: Early Oct-Nov.

    Barani Areas: October

    Harvesting Time                 Last Wek of March to 1st Week of April.

    Gram or Chick pea


    Technical name                   Cicer arietinum.

    Varities                               CM-72,C-77, PJ-91, Noor-91, Pb-1.

    Seed Rate                           20-25 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                       Irrigated Areas: Early Oct-Nov.                                   

                                             Barani Areas: October

    Harvesting Time                 Last Wek of March to 1st Week of April.

    Lentil or Masoor


    Technical name                   Lens culinaris.

    Varities                               Masoor-85, Masoor-93,No-10.

    Seed Rate                           8-10 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                       Irrigated Areas:Oct-MidNov.                                                                                                         Barani Areas:15 Sept-15 Oct.

    Harvesting Time                 Last Week of March to 1st Week of April

    Mashbean


    Technical name                   Vigna mungo.

    Varities                               Mash-48, Mash-80, Mash-88.

    Seed Rate                           8-10 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      Mid June – End of July.

    Harvesting Time                 Early October.

    Mungbean


    Technical name                   Vigna radiata.

    Varities                              No-6601, NM-19-19, NM-54, NM-20-21.

    Seed Rate                          8-10 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      Spring: Mid Feb- March.

                                             Autumn:Mid June- End of July.

    Harvesting Time                Early October.

    Cowpea


    Technical name                   Vigna sinesis.

    Varities                               FOS-1, FOS-7, FOS-40.

    Seed Rate                           8-10 kg/ acre

    Sowing Time                      June – July.

    Harvesting Time                 Early November.

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