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Agricultural Science Digest, volume 33 issue 2 (june 2013) : 114-117


Manoj Kumar, P.N. Rai, Hariom Sah, Pratibha
1Department of Hotriclture, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar-263 145, India
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Cite article:- Kumar Manoj, Rai P.N., Sah Hariom, Pratibha (2024). EFFECT OF BIOFERTILIZERS ON GROWTH, YIELD AND FRUIT QUALITY IN LOW-CHILL PEAR CV GOLA. Agricultural Science Digest. 33(2): 114-117. doi: .
An experiment was conducted to study the effect of biofertilizers on growth, yield and fruit quality in low chill pear cv Gola after subjecting it to different doses of biofertilizers (Azotobacter, VAM and PSB). Finding revealed that Azotobacter @ 30 g incorporated was the most effective for enhancing vegetative growth of tree, fruit yield and physical quality of fruit. Chemical qualities of fruit significantly improved by the treatment of 90 g VAM incorporated. Treatment of 60 g Azotobacter enhanced the leaf phosphorus content more effectively.
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