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Effect of integrated nutrient management on  baby corn (Zea mays L.)

DOI: 10.18805/asd.v36i4.6470    | Article Id: D-4379 | Page : 291-294
Citation :- Effect of integrated nutrient management on baby corn (Zea mays L.) .Agricultural Science Digest.2016.(36):291-294

V.R. Jinjala*, H.M. Virdia, N.N. Saravaiya and A.D. Raj 

vrjinjala@nau.in
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Department of Agronomy, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari-396 450, Gujarat, India.

Submitted Date : 16-02-2016
Accepted Date : 8-10-2016

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted during rabi season of 2011-12 on  heavy black soil to study the effect of integrated nutrient management on growth and yield of baby corn. The treatments comprising all possible combinations of five levels of nitrogen (chemical and vermicompost fertilizer) with and without bio-fertilizer (Azotobacter and PSB) were laid out in randomized block design with three replications. These were significantly higher with application of 100% RDN from chemical fertilizer with bio-fertilizer over 100% RDN from vermicompost. The cob and fodder yields significantly differed with different integrated nutrient management treatment. Significantly the higher growth and yield attributes yield and fodder yield were recorded with the application of 100% RDF from chemical fertilizer with bio-fertilizer. Application of 100% RDN from chemical fertilizer with biofertilizer was recorded higher net returns over 100% RDN from vermicompost (Rs. 220775/ha) and BCR (12.54).  

Keywords

Baby corn Bio-fertilizer Nutrient management Urea Vermicompost.

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