Mentha is commonly known as Pudina.
Plants are herbs or shrubs with an aromatic smell.
They are native to North America, Southern Africa and Australia, mints are widely distributed throughout the temperate areas of the world.
It is grown wild in Europe while Mentha is cultivated in Japan, England, France, Italy, the USA, Bulgaria, Russia, and India.
In India it is cultivated in foothills of Himalayas in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
Mentha leaves are the most economically important part of Mentha cultivation
Mentha can be cultivated in both tropical and subtropical regions.
The suitable temperature for mint cultivation is between 20˚C to 40˚C.
The rainfall should be between 100-110 cm.
Light showers at planting time and good sunny days at harvesting stage is best for good quality leaves.
Mentha can be cultivated in wide range of soils.
Loam or sandy loam or deep soils rich in organic matter are best for its cultivation.
Mentha thrives well in fertile soil with pH 6.0-8.0.
|Crop Stage||Products||Dosage||Method Of Application||Benefits|
|Basal Fertilizer||Geoxol.COM||15 kg / hectare / application with basal fertilizer, if soil organic carbon (more than / equal to 0.5%) and bulk denisty (less than or equal to 1.6 g / cm3)||Soil Application||Rejuvenates soil for sustainable growth of crops|
|3 -4 weeks after transplanting or sowing||Mycoxol4G||500 g / hectare / application, if soil pH (less than / equal to 7.5) and available P (more than / equal to 15 kg / ha)||Soil Application||Reduces incidence of soil borne diseases, improves availability of phosphorous and other micronutrients|
|7-10 days after Pruning||PeakMAX||1000 ml / hectare / application||Foliar / Soil Drenching||Improves vegetative growth and reduces disease pressure|
|3-4 weeks after Pruning||Privid||1200 ml / hectare / application||Foliar Application||Promotes vegetative growth|
|6-7 weeks after Pruning||Silixol OSA||1000 ml / hectare / application||Foliar Application||Reduces impact of abiotic stress|
|Deficiency of Iron||Nutrin Fe 12%||650 g / hectare / application, if soil Fe (less than 4.5 ppm),repeat application is recommended based on deficiency. Suitable for foliar sprays for crops grown on all types of soil.||Foliar spray||Corrects Iron deficiency|
|Deficiency of Iron||Nutrin Fe EDDHA 6%||2.5-5.0 kg / hectare / application, if soil Fe (less than 4.5 ppm),repeat application is recommended based on deficiency. Suitable for calcerous soils with pH above 7.5||Soil application||Corrects Iron deficiency|
|Deficiency of Boron||Nutrin Boron 20%||650 g / hectare / application, if soil Fe (less than 25 ppm),repeat application is recommended based on deficiency||Foliar spray||Corrects Boron deficiency|
|After 15-20 days of crop establishment||Mycoxol 4G||500 g/hectare/application, if soil pH (less than or equal to 7.5) and availble P (more than 15 kg/ha) - if fertigation is available||Soil application||Reduces incidence of soil borne diseases, improves availability of phosphorous and other micronutrients|
|After 15-20 days of crop establishment||Mycoxol Granules||10-20 Kg/ha/application, depending upon soil properties - if crop is on flood irrigation||Soil application||Reduces incidence of soil borne diseases, improves availability of phosphorous and other micronutrients|
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