- Himachal Pradesh
➢ In High Hill Temperate Dry Zone, carry out weeding and apply irrigation in tomato and cucumber. Carry out weeding and apply irrigation in barley, cauliflower and cabbage fields. To avoid damage due to cut worms to germinating seeds in pea, drench with Chlorpyriphos 20EC @ 3ml/litre of water.
➢ In Mid Hills Sub Humid Zone, undertake transplanting of rice. To control the attack of maize borer uproot and destroy the damaged plants. Carry out pruning of lower leaves of tomato, up to 15-20 cm height, to control the attack of late blight. For quality improvement in citrus fruits, spray 1.5% foliar spray of Calcium Chloride.
➢ In Sub-Montane & Low Hills Sub-Tropical Zone, continue main field preparation for transplanting of rice. Continue sowing of maize. Carry out weeding operations in pulses. Undertake transplanting of cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli. Undertake sowing of okra and French beans.
➢ In Mild Hills Sub-Humid Zone, maintain optimum soil moisture in cucurbits as dry conditions may lead to poor pollination. Undertake transplanting of tomato seedlings. Apply irrigation regularly to newly emerged tomato plants. Carry out weeding in tomato, capsicum and chilli.