Nursery : 6 to 8 months
Transplanting-Start of harvest: 18 months to 3 years depending on the variety.
1. Choice of land
Deep soils, prefer forest precedents.
2. Choice of plants
Select vigorous plants, reserve stunted plants for future replacements.
Mineral manure is only effective and profitable for well-managed plantations (clean, pruned and treated)
Young crops not in production: Super triple phosphate to be applied at a rate of 100 g / plant twice a year (March or April and July).
Plants in production: NPK 0 23 19 to be applied at a rate of 200 g / plant twice a year (March or April and July).
5. Phytosanitary protection
|Nursery||Defoliating insects, psyllids||REZO 50 EC||Sprayer: 40 mL + 15 L of water||1 time per month|
|Young crops not in production||Defoliating insects, Psyllids, leafhoppers, ...||CACAOSUPER 40 EC||Atomizer: 125 mL for 10 L of water Sprayer: 80-100 mL for 15 L of water||1times every 2 months|
|Plantations in production (1)||Mirides, Bedbugs, Borers||CACAOSUPER 40 EC||Atomizer: 0.5 L + 40 L of water for 1 ha||2 times a year July-August and December-January|
|Plantations in production (2)||Phytophthora responsible for brown rot||SECURITY 660 WP||Atomizer: 50 g for 10 L of water for ¼ of a hectare||Every 21 days or once a month, 4 to 6 applications per year|
|Jyoung cultures and adults||Termites and wood insects||TERMIX 480 EC||Sprayer: 2 L / ha (1L in 100 L of water) A||In the event of an attack, treat foot by foot on the ground, within a radius of 50 cm|
|Preparation of the soil before planting, young and adult crops||Weeds||TASMAN 360 SL||3 à 4 L/ha Soit 150 à 200 ml dans 15 L||2 to 3 times a year Weeds 15 to 40 cm high|
|Preparation of the soil before planting, young and adult crops||Weeds||TASMAN 757 SG||1 to 2 Kg / ha Or 50 to 100 g in 15 L||2 to 3 times a year Weeds 15 to 40 cm high|