Effect of post-emergence herbicides on weed control, growth and yield of cluster bean [Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.] in M.P.

DOI: 10.18805/asd.v37i03.8991    | Article Id: D-4595 | Page : 179-184
Citation :- Effect of post-emergence herbicides on weed control, growth and yield of cluster bean [Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.] in M.P..Agricultural Science Digest.2017.(37):179-184
Kalpana Sharma, G.S Rawat, Dharmendra Gaur and Anju Sharma kalpana724sharma@gmail.com
Address : Department of Agronomy, Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Gwalior-474 002, Madhya Pradesh, India
Submitted Date : 17-03-2017
Accepted Date : 6-05-2017


A field experiment was undertaken to evaluate the performance of different weed control treatments in cluster bean during kharif, 2015 in RBD with three replications. Treatment of weed free check was found best by recording highest values of yield attributes, seed (20.97 q/ha), stover (65.68q/ha) with maximum weed control efficiency at successive stages. Among different herbicides treatments, Imazethapyr + Imazamox @ 40 g/ha (PoE) at 20 DAS showed highest values of yield attributes, seed yield (19.59 q/ ha), stover yield (63.83 q/ ha), WCE (91.84, at 60 DAS) and minimum WI (6.0). In monetary terms significantly highest net return (Rs.86883 /ha) were obtained from weed free check, followed by imazethapyr + imazamox @ 40 g/ha (PoE) at 20 DAS (Rs.85398 / ha) and imazethapyr @ 75 g/ha (PoE), at 20 DAS (84394 Rs./ha). The maximum B:C ratio of 6.57 was recorded with treatment imazethapyr @ 75 g/ha (PoE), followed by imazethapyr+ imazamox @ 40 g/ha (PoE) 6.37.


Cluster bean Cycloxydim Imazethapyr + Imazamox Imazethapyr Post emergence herbicide


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