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STUDIES ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF KABULI CHICKPEA (CICER ARIETINUM L.) GENOTYPES UNDER DIFFERENT PLANT DENSITIES AND FERTILITY LEVELS

Article Id: ARCC1313 | Page : 221 - 223
Citation :- STUDIES ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF KABULI CHICKPEA (CICER ARIETINUM L.) GENOTYPES UNDER DIFFERENT PLANT DENSITIES AND FERTILITY LEVELS.Legume Research.2010.(33):221 - 223
Suresh Goyal, H.D.Verma and D.D.Nawange*
Address : R.A.K. College of Agriculture, Sehore - 466 001, India

Abstract

A field experiment was carried out during the rabi season of the year 2008-2009 to
find out the studies on growth and yield of Kabuli chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) genotypes
under different plant densities and fertility levels. Genotype ‘Phule G 95333’ recorded higher
growth and yield attributes , grain and straw yield than genotype ‘Phule G 0515’ . 33
plants/m2 showed that significantly higher grain and straw yield , whereas number of pods/
plant and grain yield /plant were higher with 22 plants/m2 . As regards the effect of higher
fertility level 30 kg N + 60 kg P2O5 + 30 kg K2O + 20 kg S/ha produced significantly higher
values of growth and yield attributes, grain and straw yield compared to lower fertility
level 20 kg N + 40 kg P2O5 + 20 kg K2O + 20 kg S /ha

Keywords

Genotype Plant densities Fertility level Growth Yield Chickpea (Kabuli)

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