Crop Detail

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.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Crops
Crop Climate Title Temperate
Crop Water Method Title Rain-fed
Crop Duration Biennial
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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