Cucumber is a warm season, vining, annual plant grown for its edible Cucumber fruit.
Cucumber may also be referred to as Gherkin and originates from the foothills of the Himalayas, likely in India.
Major Cucumber growing countries in the world are China, Turkey, Iran, Russian federation, Ukraine, Spain, U.S.A, Mexico, Egypt and Uzbekistan.
Major Cucumber growing states of India are Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jammu & Kashmir.
Fruit is the most economically important part of Cucumber.
Cucumbers require warm and dry conditions to develop optimally, preferring both warm days and warm nights.
They grow best at a temperature of 30˚C.
Cucumbers will provide best yields if grown in a fertile, well-draining soil, rich in organic matter.
Cucumber grows best in soil with pH between 6.5 and 7.5.
Cucumbers are very sensitive to cold and should be planted in full sun and provided with ample soil moisture.
|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 density (less than or equal to 1.6 g / cm3)||Soil Application||Rejuvenates soil for sustainable growth of crops|
|3 weeks after transplanting / sowing||Mycoxol4G||5 g per liter of water||Soil Drenching||Reduces incidence of soil borne diseases, improves availability of phosphorous and other micronutrients|
|Deficiency of Zinc||Nutrin Zn||1 g per liter of water, repeat if required.||Foliar Application||Corrects Zinc deficiency|
|Deficiency of Iron||Nutrin Fe||1 g per liter of water, repeat if required||Foliar Application||Corrects Iron deficiency|
|Vegetative Growth||PeakMAX||2 ml per liter of water||Foliar Application||Improves vegetative growth and reduces disease pressure|
|Vegetative Growth||Privid||3ml per liter of water||Foliar Application||Promotes vegetative growth|
|Vegetative Growth||Nutrin Combo Liquid||1 ml per liter of water||Foliar Application||Optimizes nutritional status|
|Pre-flowering||Amply5||3 ml per liter of water||Foliar Application||Triggers flowering|
|Fruit Setting||Silixol OSA||2 ml per liter of water||Foliar Application||Improves quality of produce and reduces impact of abiotic stress|
|Fruit development||CalSi-B++||1 g per liter of water||Foliar Application||Corrects nutrient deficiency|
|Fruit development||PeakMAX||2 ml per liter of water||Foliar Application||Reduces disease incidence|
|Vegetative Stage||Biofuze||3 ml / liter of water. - Repeat sprays at a interval of 2-3 weeks as per pest attack||Foliar Application||Reduces population of sucking pests|
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