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EFFECT OF POST-SHOOTING SPRAY OF CERTAIN NUTRIENTS ON YIELD AND QUALITY OF BANANA CV. NEYPOOVAN (AB)

Article Id: ARCC1400 | Page : 125- 128
Citation :- EFFECT OF POST-SHOOTING SPRAY OF CERTAIN NUTRIENTS ON YIELD AND QUALITY OF BANANA CV. NEYPOOVAN (AB).Agricultural Science Digest.2010.(30):125- 128
A. Ramesh Kumar and N. Kumar
Address : Department of Fruit Crops, Horticulture College & Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore- 641 003. India

Abstract

In the post shooting spray experiments, foliar spray of potassium di hydrogen phosphate
(0.5%) + urea (1%) + 2, 4-D (20ppm) and SOP at 1.5 per cent resulted in obtaining higher yield
with good quality fruits and relatively higher cost :benefit ratio. Thus, the overall study clearly
indicates the benefit of giving post shoot application. Hence, it can be concluded that either
SOP at 1.5 % or combination of 0.5 % potassium di hydrogen phosphate + 1% urea + 20 ppm
2,4-D as foliar spray twice, first at the time of last hand emergence and repeated after 30 days so
as to produce quality bunches, which is cost wise very economical

Keywords

Banana Nutrient spray SOP Urea 2 4-D Potassium di hydrogen phosphate Yield Quality

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