Indian Journal of Agricultural Research

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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 50 issue 5 (october 2016) : 479-482

Designer seed for enhancement of yield in black gram (Vigna mungo L.)

K. Sujatha*, S. Ambika
1<p>Department of Seed Science and Technology,&nbsp;Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai - 625 104, India.</p>
Cite article:- Sujatha* K., Ambika S. (2016). Designer seed for enhancement of yield in black gram (Vigna mungo L.) . Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 50(5): 479-482. doi: 10.18805/ijare.v50i5.3752.

Field experiments were carried out during 2012 and 2013, to identify the yield performance of black gram designer seed. The treatment consisted of seeds fortified with KCl 1% for 6 h followed by polymer coating @ 3ml/ kg + Carbendazim @ 2g/kg + imidachloprid @ 2ml/kg + Tichoderma viride @ 4g/kg + Azospirilum lipoferum @ 40g/kg.  The effect was more beneficial through increased pods/plant, pod yield/plot (g) and seed yield/ plant (g), earlier days to 50% flowering and pest and disease incidence compared to untreated control. 

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