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Indian Institute of Soybean Research Announces Suitable Sowing Dates for Soybean Farmers

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01 June 2024, New Delhi: According to the latest advisory issued by the Indian Institute of Soybean Research, farmers should plan sowing of soybean only after their area receives 100 millimetres (mm) or 4 inches of rain. Apart from this, the institute has also suggested possible sowing dates along with seed rate and plant spacing for soybean regions of India.

The details of sowing date, seed rate and plant spacing are mentioned in the table below:

Suitable Time of Soybean Sowing for Different Regions of the Country

Zone *Suitable Sowing TimeSeed Rate (kg/ha)Distance Between Rows (cm)
Central20 June – 5 July6545
North-East Hill15 – 30 June5545
Northern Plain20 June – 5 July6545
Eastern15 – 30 June5545
Southern15 – 30 June6530
*After the onset of monsoon, when there is 100 mm rainfall

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