Time of sowing
End of October to first fortnight of November is the best time for sowing of lentil. However, it can be sown upto first week of December, in the event of drought or lack of rainfall.
Method of sowing
Sow the crop in lines 25-30 cm apart by kera method.
25 to 30 kg seed per hectare is optimum but under late sown conditions, the seed rate should be increased.