Crop Detail

Beets, Beta vulgaris, are herbacious biennial root vegetables in the family Chenopodiaceae grown for their edible root. The plant is usually erect with a long main root and a rosette of leaves growing on stems. The leaves are oval in shape, arranged alternately on the stem and grow 20-40 cm (7.9-15.7 in) in length. The roots are usually red in color. The plant produces sessile green flowers and can reach 1-2 m (3.3-6.6 ft) in height. Beets are usually grown as annual plants, harvested after one growing season. Beets may also be referred to as beetroot, garden beet or spinach beet and originated from the Mediterranean.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Crops
Crop Climate Title Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Rain-fed
Crop Duration Seasonal
Crop Economic Title Cash Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Fungal Diseases
broad leaf

Sugar Beet Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate

Sugar Beet Districts Wise Calendar

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