Effect of integrated nutrient managementon sustainable production and profitability of field pea (Pisum sativun L.) and soil fertility in sub tropical conditions

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v39i1.8871    | Article Id: LR-3194 | Page : 101-105
Citation :- Effect of integrated nutrient managementon sustainable productionand profitability of field pea (Pisum sativun L.) and soilfertility in sub tropical conditions .Legume Research.2016.(39):101-105

Fozia Qureshi* and Uzma Bashir

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Department of Sand and Enviroment Science, Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Allahabad-211 007, India.


Field experiment was conducted on a sandy clay loam to study the effect of integrated nutrient management on yield, nutrient content in seed, nutrient uptake and nutrient availability for field pea cv. Rachna under subtropical conditions. The yield of 30 q ha-1 was observed in the treatment in which Rhizobium inoculated seeds were used in conjunction with 50 per cent recommended dose of NPKS and 20 t FYM ha-1. Maximum gross return (Rs 36000.0 ha-1) net returns (Rs 19,352.90 ha-1) and B:C ratio (2:16) were also observed in the same treatment. The highest nutrient content and uptake in seed were noticed with the application of 50 per cent NPKS + 20 tFYM ha-1 + 20 g Rhizobium kg-1 seed compared to other treatments. The available N, P, K and S increased with the application of 100 per cent NPKS + FYM 20 t ha-1 with biofertilizer.


Field pea Integrated nutrient management Nutrient content Nutrient uptake Residual fertility.


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