• Chilli is a highly prized crop in India.
  • The crop is mostly grown in India for its fruits. In India, it's a key ingredient in a variety of curries and chutneys.
  • It's used to make vegetables, spices, condiments, sauces, and pickles.
  • Curry powder is made from dried chilies.
  • It is considered India's most valuable crop. India, China, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Korea are major chili producers.

SOIL- Loam, clay loam and loamy soils


pH- 5.5 to 7

RAINFALL-  25-30 inches.

SUSCEPTIBILITY- Chilli leaf curl  virus 

  • It cannot handle excessive moisture, only water it when absolutely necessary.
  • Irrigation that is too heavy results in lanky vegetative growth and flower drop.
  • The number of irrigations and the interval between them are determined by the soil and meteorological conditions.
  • If a plant's show starts to fade around 4 p.m., it's a sign that it needs to be watered.
  • Water requirements are most crucial during flowering and fruit development.
  • Water stagnation in the nursery and field should be avoided since it promotes fungal infection.
  •  Chili seeds are used to reproduce the plant.
  • Seeds of high-yielding varieties with pest and disease tolerance can be utilized to raise nurseries.
  • They should be carefully chosen from certified organic farms or from your own organically raised seed plot.
  • In the lack of organically generated seeds, chemically untreated seeds from local high producing kinds could be utilized, to begin with.