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Relative performance of Kabuli chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) genotypes under different plant densities and fertility levels

DOI: 10.18805/asd.v36i2.10639    | Article Id: D-4222 | Page : 160-162
Citation :- Relative performance of Kabuli chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) genotypesunder different plant densities and fertility levels .Agricultural Science Digest.2016.(36):160-162

D.D.Nawange*, H.D.Verma and Verma Hemlata 

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Department of Agronomy, R.A.K College of Agriculture, (Jawaharlal  Neharu Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya), Sehore-482 004, India.

Submitted Date : 19-01-2015
Accepted Date : 2-06-2016

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted at the research farm of R.A.K. College of Agriculture , Sehore (M.P.) to find out the  relative performance of Kabuli chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) genotypes under  different plant densities and fertility levels. Genotype phule G 95333 recorded significantly higher growth and yield attributes, seed and straw yield  than genotype phule G 0515.33 Plants/m2 showed that significantly higher  plant height, number of  branches/plant and number of effective root nodules /plant along with seed and straw yield  however number of pods/plant and seed index (100 seed weight) were higher with  22 plants/m2..  As regards the effect of higher fertility levels ( 30N + 60P2O5 + 30K2O + 20S kg/ha  ) produced significantly higher values of growth and yield attributes, seed and straw yield over lower fertility levels (20N + 40P2O5 + 20 K2O + 20S  kg/ha) .  

Keywords

Chickpea Fertility levels Genotypes Plant densities Yield.

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