Black Pepper is a perennial plant grown for its fruits.
Black Pepper may also be referred to as Pepper or Madagascar Pepper and is native to South and Southeast Asia.
Major Black Pepper producing countries in the world are Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Brazil and China.
Major Black Pepper producing states in India are Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Konkan, Pondicherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Fruit is the most economically important part of Black Pepper.
The Black Pepper plant thrives in hot and humid tropical climate.
The ideal annual rainfall for the plant is 200 cm while the temperatures range from 10˚C to 40˚C.
The plant grows well in soil rich in humus and well drained with a pH ranging from 5.0 to 6.5.
Black Pepper cultivation requires an annual rainfall of approximately 2000 mm and will require additional irrigation in drier areas.
|Crop Stage||Products||Dosage||Method Of Application||Benefits|
|Inorganic 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)20-25 kg / hectare / application with basal fertilizer, if soil organic carbon (less than 0.5%) and bulk denisty (more than 1.6 g / cm3)||Soil Application||Rejuvenates soil for sustainable growth of crops|
|Organic fertilizer||Mycoxol4G||500 g / hectare / application, if soil pH (less than / equal to 7.5) and availale P (more than / equal to 15 kg / ha) Combination of Mycoxol 4G (500g / hectare) and Alpha Shield (1000g / hectare), if soil pH (more than 7.5) and available P (less than 15 kg / ha)||Soil Application||Reduces incidence of soil borne diseases, improves availability of phosphorous and other micronutrients|
|Pre-monsoon||PeakMAX||1000 ml / hectare / application||Foliar / Fertigation||Improves vegetative growth and reduces disease pressure|
|Post monsoon||PeakMAX||1000 ml / hectare / application||Foliar / Fertigation||Improves vegetative growth and reduces disease pressure|
|Post monsoon (repeat application)||PeakMAX||1000 ml / hectare / application||Foliar / Fertigation||Improves vegetative growth and reduces disease pressure|
|Pre-flowering||Silixol OSA||1000 ml / hectare / application||Foliar Application||Optimizes source sink relation for better fruit retention|
|Fruit development||Silixol OSA||1000 ml / hectare / application||Foliar Application||Improves quality of fruit and reduces impact due to abiotic stresses|
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