Crop Detail

Maize crop has a variety of uses. Basically it is grown for grains and fodder for livestock. Maize is a rich source of starch, protein and edible oil. Biofuel ethanol is also extracted from maize corn. It also has other applications in food and pharmaceutical industry. Maize has highest crude protein 9.9 per cent at early and at full bloom stages which decreases to seven per cent at milk stage and to six per cent at maturity

Major/Minor Minor
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Crops
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Seasonal
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Army worm Grasshopper borer Aphid Jassids
Fungal Diseases
Stem rot

Fodder Maize Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Akbar 25-30 kg per acre
Azam 25-30 kg per acre
Kisan-90 25-30 kg per acre
Sultan 25-30 kg per acre
Mazenta (Maize+Teosinte) 25-30 kg per acre
Sarhad white 35-40 kg/acre
Sargoda 2002 35-40 kg/acre

Fodder Maize Districts Wise Calendar

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