Crop Detail

Fennel is a flowering plant species in the carrot family. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean but has become widely naturalized in many parts of the world, especially on dry soils near the sea-coast and on riverbanks. Fennel also has medicinal properties like it is used for digestion, also to treat constipation, diarrhea, throat pain, headache etc.

Major/Minor Minor
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Medicinal Plants
Crop Climate Title Temperate
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Perennial
Crop Economic Title Cash Crop
Crop Growing Season Rabi / Winter / Cold Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Aphids (Aphidoidea): Whiteflies (Aleyrodidae): Caterpillars Cutworm Army worms Slugs and Snails Spider Mites Fennel Weevil (Coniatus tamarisci) Leafhopper Fennel Fly (Chaetorellia jacea)
Fungal Diseases
Powdery Mildew (Erysiphe spp.) Downy Mildew (Peronospora spp.) Rust (Puccinia spp.) Root Rots (Various Fungal Pathogens) Alternaria Leaf Spot (Alternaria spp.) Septoria Leaf Spot leaf blight of fennel (Cercosporidium punctum)
Wild Oats (Avena fatua) Barnyard Grass (Echinochloa crus-galli) Phalaris spp. (Canary Grass) Chicory (Cichorium intybus) Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale): Clover (Trifolium spp.) Amaranth
stunted or reduced growth Yellowing Leaves: Defoliation Wilting Holes and Tunnels Deformation of Plant Parts stressed and weak Loss of Aesthetic Appeal:

Fennel Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is one such medicinal plant that is grown in the region. Fennel seeds are commonly used for their culinary and medicinal purposes.1--Sweet Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce) -
2:-Bitter Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var. vulgare) -
3: -Wild Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var. vulgare) -
8-10kg per acre -
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Fennel Districts Wise Calendar

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