Seed treatment is one of the most important step of cultivation of any crop.
So seed treatment should be necessary. Seeds should be taken from any authorized institute.
For better germination, seed are soaked in water for 24 hours before planting.
Bavistin 0.2 % solution are also used to treat the seeds. Before sowing soaked the seeds in this solution for 6 hours and after that seed should be dried in the shade to reduce the attack of soil borne fungus.
After completing the seed treatment, sow the seeds at a spacing of 60 cm from row to row 45 cm from plant to plant.
Seeds should be kept at a depth of 1-2 cm.
As seedling require enough water for germination, a pre irrigation 3-4 days before sowing is beneficial.