Mini sett technology for Yams
Setts of size 30 gm are planted in nursery. In the nursery plants remain for about 1-2 months. Irrigation and organic mulching are needed in the nursery. For 1Ha of main field, nursery area of 25-40 Sq.m is sufficient. At transplanting, moisture is needed in the main field to reduce the transplanting shock. Spacing in the main field is 90 X 90 cm for Trailing type and 60 X 60 cm for Non Trailing type. Farmyard manure@ 10 - 15 T / Ha and NPK @ 80: 60: 80 Kg / Haare required.