SWISSCHARD

Family: CHENOPODIACEAE

1. Crop common name: SWISSCHARD
2. Specific name: Beta vulgaris
3. Variety/s: Different varieties
4. Variety type: Hybrids
5. Maturity period: 50-60 days
6. Grain/Fruit/Leave colour: Different leave colours: White, Silver, Green and Red
7. Areas successfully cultivated: Well grown all regions of Somalia
8. Specific resistances: Resistance to hot climate and diseases

 

 

SEEDS UNIT PER GRAM

 

SOW (KG/HA)

 

DEPTH OF SOWING

 (CM)

 

DISTANCE (CM)

 

GERMINATION (DAYS)

 

DIRECT SOWING

 

TRANSPLANT

 

ROW –ROW

 

PLANT –PLANT

 

40-50

 

15-18

 

4-5

 

1-2

 

40-60

 

25-30

 

1-15