Once you fail on the fundamentals of crop establishment; right seed variety, optimum soil condition (pH), basal fertiliser dressing, optimum crop stand and a good crop head start, then nothing else will come right for the crop and this can result in a heavy yield penalty and affect the enterprise bottom line”. It does not grow well on highly acidic soil. You may use Lasso 480EC, Ronstar, Agil 100EC and Agriquat herbicides among others. Very uniform - more uniform than Waltham. This hybrid has a very good field holding, giving the farmer a good harvesting window. We are encouraging women to engage into farming for the betterment of their lives. Levels of 20 to 30 tons per hectare of well-prepared compost will benefit and reduce levels of fertilizer among other benefits such as improving the soil physical structure. A note from StartupBiz Zimbabwe: Everyday we send business updates via Whatsapp. For the bigger machinery like tractors, you can hire when you want to use them rather than purchasing them. Its a rare commodity in Zimbabwe. Thus before you start your cabbage farming business you have to decide which cabbage cultivar you want to use. Generally well drained and prepared soils (friable) are ideal for good crop establishment and cabbage production in general. Parting shots �[H�.o�A��.�dc��Őd�r7���j0�����VY9ơ ^gk�����Mc�M��7�� E.g. © 2019 Seed Co Zimbabwe. The ideal soil pH ranges from 5.5 to 6.5 and it should not be allowed to fall below 4.5. Phone: +263 024 795771
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Under salt stress, cabbage heads are generally more compact, and leaves are fleshier than under nonsaline conditions. You also require supervisors, farm manager, finance & accounting staff, and logistics staff depending on the scale of your cabbage farming business. This hybrid performs very well even in hot conditions.