Soil Preparation: dig in plenty of compost or well-rotted manure before planting.
Planting Distance: plant shallot sets 8-15cm (3-6in) apart 3cm (1in) deep so the tip is showing, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.
Pest Control: ensure good soil sterilization, rotational practices, and crop nutrition to reduce risk of pests.
Watering Requirements: water regularly, particularly during dry spells.
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