Varieties of Tomato:

Pusa Ruby, Pusa early dwarf, Arka Vikas


Growth period and water requirement :

Stage of Growth
Parameter Initial Stage Crop Development Mid-Season Late Season Growth Period
Duration Days 10-15 20-30 30-40 30-40 90-120
ETm (mm) 20% 25% 45% 10% 400-600
Kc 0.4-0.5 0.7-0.8 1.05-1.25 0.80-0.9 -

Drip System recommendation from Premier Range:

Crop Spacing
Soil Type Product Selection Premier Range Lateral Spacing
Emitter Spacing
Emitter Discharge
Emitter per Plant
0.45 x 0.60 Clay Drip-InTM/In-Drip 1.20 0.60 2lph/4lph n/a
0.45 x 0.60 Loam Drip-InTM/In-Drip 1.20 0.40 2lph n/a
0.30 x 0.60 Sandy Drip-InTM/In-Drip 1.20 0.30/0.40 2lph n/a

Note: Sprinkler irrigation can also be used for tomato irrigation. The use of micro-sprinklers is also possible. Please contact the nearest Premier office for additional information.

Fertilizer Recommendation :

Irrigation Method N-P-K dose kg/ha
Rainfed tomato 100-65-160
Irrigated tomato 150-110-240


Kc = Crop co-efficient.
ETo = Reference evapo-transpiration (mm)
ETm = Maximum evapo-transpiration = Kc x ETo (mm)
ETa = Evapo-transpiration actual (mm)
Ya = Actual yield
Ym = Maximum yield


Note: The advice and descriptions given herein are for general information only. Premier Irrigation cannot be held responsible for its use or application

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