Impact of different organic and inorganic source on yield, quality and uptake of nutrients by kawach beej (Mucuna prurience) on inceptisol

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v40i04.9001    | Article Id: LR-3417 | Page : 1078-1082
Citation :- Impact of different organic and inorganic source on yield, quality and uptake of nutrients by kawach beej (Mucuna prurience) on inceptisol.Legume Research-An International Journal.2017.(40):1078-1082
Bhavana Gharpinde and S.G. Wankhade bhavana.gharpinde@gmail.com
Address : Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola-444 104 (Maharashtra) India
Submitted Date : 17-01-2015
Accepted Date : 11-03-2017

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted at Dr.P.D.K.V., Akola (M.S.) during 2011-2012 and 2012-2013. The experiment comprised of nine treatments involving 2.5 and 5t FYM ha-1, 1 and 2t sheep manure ha-1, 2 and 4t vermicompost ha-1, 25:50 and 12.5: 25 kg ha-1 NP through inorganic and control. Among different treatments, the application of 4t vermicompost ha-1 resulted in significantly increased pod yield (26.19 q ha-1), seed yield (17.62 q ha-1) and dry matter yield (46.68 q ha-1) as well as quality such as L-Dopa (3.63%), protein (26.79%) and test  weight (111.69 g) of kawachbeej over control and superior over rest of treatments. The highest seed yield 184.04% and L-DOPA content 101.96% was observed with 4t vermicompost ha-1 over control. The similar trend of results was noticed in uptake of macro (N, P, K ,S) and micronutrients (Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu) of kawachbeej and it was at par with treatment 5t FYM ha-1 and 25:50 kg ha-1 NP through inorganic, respectively.     

Keywords

FYM Kawach-beej L-Dopa content Vermicompost.

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