Sowing time and seed rate
These are usually sown with the advent of monsoon in the end of June or beginning of July. The crop should be sown in lines by kera.
Seed rate should be kept at 18 to 20 kg/ha. Higher seed rate should not be used and row spacing should be maintained at 30 cm. Inc case of mixed cropping, the seed rate should not exceed 10 kg/ha.