PUMPKIN

Family: CUCURBITACEAE

1. Crop common name: PUMPKIN
2. Specific name: Cucurbita maxima
3. Variety/s: Muscade De Provence
4. Variety type: Hybrid
5. Maturity period: 130 days
6. Grain/Fruit/Leave colour: Fruit colour: External orange and Internal yellow
7. Areas successfully cultivated: Well grown all regions of Somalia
8. Specific resistances: Drought tolerant

 

 

SEEDS UNIT PER GRAM

 

SOW (KG/HA)

 

DEPTH OF SOWING

 (CM)

 

DISTANCE (CM)

 

GERMINATION (DAYS)

 

DIRECT SOWING

 

TRANSPLANT

 

ROW –ROW

 

PLANT –PLANT

 

4-6

 

4-6

 

2-3

 

3

 

150-200

 

100-150

 

8-10