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Effect of foliar application of micronutrients on growth and yield of onion (Allium cepa L.) c.v. Agri found dark red

DOI: 10.18805/asd.v37i2.7995    | Article Id: D-4451 | Page : 160-162
Citation :- Effect of foliar application of micronutrients on growth and yield of onion (Allium cepa L.) c.v. Agri found dark red .Agricultural Science Digest.2017.(37):160-162

Ravi Goyal , Varsha Uike and  Hemlata Verma* 

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Department of Horticulture Research Farm, R.A.K. College of Agriculture, Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Sehore-466 001 (M.P.), India.

Submitted Date : 23-06-2016
Accepted Date : 29-05-2017

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted to determine  the effect of foliar application of micronutrients on growth and yield of onion( Allium cepa L.) cv. Agri found dark red during kharif season of 2014-2015 at Horticulture Research Farm, Department of Horticulture, R.A.K. College of Agriculture, Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Sehore (M.P.). The experiment was laid out in randomized completely block design with three replications. The treatments consists of foliar sprays of 4 micronutrients , viz., Zn, Mn, B and Cu alone and in combination T1–Zn (0.5%), T2  -Mn (1.0%), T3  -B (0.25%),  T4  -Cu(1.0%), T5  -Zn + Mn  (0.5 + 1.0%), T6 -Zn + B( 0.5 + 0.25%), T7 -Zn + Cu (0.5 + 1.0%), T8 -Zn+ Mn+ B+ Cu (0.5 + 1.0 + 0.25 + 1.0%), T9 –Control.  Treatment T3 -B (0.25%) was recorded the maximum 394.86 q ha-1  bulb yield followed by T8- Zn+ Mn+ B+ Cu (0.5 + 1.0 + 0.25 + 1.0%) 333.32 q ha-1. Highest net return of Rs 3,45,355 ha-1 with benefit cost ratio 7.98 was obtained in treatment T3  -B (0.25%).

Keywords

Foliar application Growth Micronutrient Onion Yield.

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