Effect of INM on nodulation, yield, quality and available nutrient status in soil after harvest of greengram

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.9435    | Article Id: LR-3374 | Page : 590-594
Citation :- Effect of INM on nodulation, yield, quality and available nutrient status in soil after harvest of greengram .Legume Research-An International Journal.2016.(39):590-594

Yubaraj Dhakal, Ram Swaroop Meena* and Sushil Kumar

rsmeenaagro@gmail.com
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Department of Agronomy, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi-221 005, India

Submitted Date : 9-10-2014
Accepted Date : 3-09-2015

Abstract

A field experiment was carried out at Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) during kharif season of 2013 to study the influence of integrated nutrient management on greengram [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek].Three sources of nutrients viz. inorganic, organic and bio-fertilizers were used in twelve combinations with randomized block design. Among different combinations, significant improvement in number of nodules/plant (80.97), dry weight of nodules (32.89 mg/plant), yield attributes, seed yield (12.34 qt/ha), harvest index (28.32%), nutrient content, available NPK and organic carbon after harvest in soil were recorded with application of nutrients through 75% RDF + 2.5 t/ha vermicompost + rhizobium + Phosphate solubilizing bacteria (PSB) as compared to other combinations and control, but it was at par with 100% RDF + 2.5 t/ha vermicompost and 100% RDF + rhizobium + PSB.  

Keywords

Greengram PSB Rhizobium Vermicompost Yield

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