Sugar beet plant (Beta Vulgaris), Common name Chaqandar belongs to Chenopodiaceae family. They are like red beets in shape but have a larger white root and are inedible when harvested. Its root contains 75% water, about 20% sugar, and 5% pulp. However, exact sugar content can vary between 12% and 21% sugar, depending on the cultivar and growing conditions. Beet is the only species of agricultural importance in this small family. Sugar is the primary value of beet as a cash crop. Its average weight ranges between 0.5 and 1 kg.
|Crop Climate Title||Temperate|
|Crop Water Method Title||Rain-fed|
|Crop Economic Title||Cash Crop|
|Crop Growing Season||Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops|
Sugar Beet Crop Seed Varieties