Effect of sowing dates on cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.) Early Patna seed production
Indian Journal of Horticulture 46(2): 230-233
Seeds were sown in nursery beds on 15 or 25 June, 5, 15 or 25 July and 5 Aug. in 2 experimental years. Seedlings were planted out 30 days after sowing. Data are tabulated on plant height, number of main branches/plant, date of flower initiation, pod length, number of seeds/pod, 100-seed weight, harvest date, seed yield, and subsequent seed germination %. The recommended sowing date for the highest seed yield (429.8-505.6 kg/ha) and good quality (87-89% germination) was 25 June.