ONIONS

Family: LILIACEAE

 

1. Crop common name: ONION
2. Specific name: Allium cepa
3. Variety/s: Red creole, Pompei & Texas early grano 502
4. Variety type: Hybrids
5. Maturity period: 75-90days
6. Grain/Fruit/Leave colour:
Storage Utilization industry fresh market
Red creole Short Fresh market
Brunswick Short fresh market
Texas early grano 502 Short Fresh market
7. Areas successfully cultivated: Well grown all regions of Somalia
8. Specific resistances: Resistance to soil PH and drought resistant, they are also tolerant blight diseases, down mildew and thrips.

 

 

SEEDS UNIT PER GRAM

 

SOW (KG/HA)

 

DEPTH OF SOWING

 (CM)

 

DISTANCE (CM)

 

GERMINATION (DAYS)

 

DIRECT SOWING

 

TRANSPLANT

 

ROW –ROW

 

PLANT –PLANT

 

250-300

 

4-5

 

1,5

 

0,5-1

 

30

 

6-8

 

10-15