Recommended varieties of turnip like desi red, purple top and golden ball should be cultivated for better production. Select fertile land having soil with better drainage system. To prepare the field, plough the land with mould board plough thoroughly followed by planking to make the soil porous and soft. Use one bag of DAP and one bag of potash per acre at the time of sowing. For better growth the seed rate should be one kilogram and should be healthy. To protect the crop from diseases caused by fungus treat seeds with recommended fungicides before sowing.