Well drained loamy or red loamy fertile soil.
Warm summer, mild winter, moderate rainfall and sunny days
June to November
Pests1)Bud worm : Spray thiacloprid 240 SC @ 2 ml/lit.2)Holotricha beetle : Install light trap to attract the adults immediately after summer rain.3)Red spider miteSpray any one of the following: Fenazaquin 10 % EC @ 2 ml/lit. Propargite 57 % EC @ 2ml/lit. Wettable sulphur 50 WP @ 2 g/lit.
1)Leaf spot: Spray mancozeb @ 2.0 g /l from the onset of monsoon at monthly intervals
Flowers: 11 t/ha
Concrete recovery: 0.25 – 0.32 %