Crop: Capsicum

Crop Detail

It is a valuable vegetable crop which is grown in green house or in shade net houses. It is also known as “Sweet pepper” or “bell pepper”. Capsicums are the rich source of minerals and Vitamins A and C. it is a perennial herbaceous plant which belongs to the family of Solanaceae. It attains the height of 75 cm. It has small flowers which are white or purple in color which bears fruits. In open field it mainly gives an average yield of 83-165 qtl/acre and in greenhouse it gives an average yield of 415-500 qtl/acre.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Vegetables
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Annual
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Rabi / Winter / Cold Crops


Fungal Diseases

Damping Off

Sucking Pests


Capsicum Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Tata puri, 250-300