The vegetable,Brinjal belongs to solanceous group. This is a popular vegetable. In almost all homes in Kerala(India) some Brinjal plants are grown for meeting their daily requirement. Brinjal is a rich source of vitamin A and B and it is also said that this vegetable has some medicinal value.
The varieties of Brinjal cultivated in India are Surya, Swetha, Haritha, Neelima, Arka, Pusa purple long, Pusa purple round etc.
|Shoots of Brinjal in emergence of floering|
Urea : 500 grams
Superphosphate : 2kg
Murat of Potash : 400 grams
One month after planting 1 Kg Urea may be applied in 3 times in an interval of 20 days.
|A fruit of a local variety|
The harvest can be started 60-75 days after sowing. Following harvests may be done in alternate days. Harvest lasts for 2 months and above.