EFFECT OF AZOTOBACTER AND INORGANIC FERTILIZERS ON FRUIT AND SEED YIELD OF OKRA CV. HISAR UNNAT

Article Id: ARCC294 | Page : 135-138
Citation :- EFFECT OF AZOTOBACTER AND INORGANIC FERTILIZERS ON FRUIT AND SEED YIELD OF OKRA CV. HISAR UNNAT.Agricultural Science Digest.2013.(33):135-138
Anil Bhushan*, K.L. Bhat and J.P. Sharma anilbhushan2000@gmail.com
Address : Division of Vegetable science and Floriculture FOA, Main Campus, Chatha, SKUAST-Jammu 185 001, India

Abstract

An experiment was conducted during the summer season of 2006 to study the effect of Azotobacter and inorganic fertilizers on growth, fruit and seed yield of okra cv. Hisar Unnat. Among all the treatments, T5 (Azotobacter + ½ N + P + K) recorded maximum green fruit yield (18300kg/ha) as well as seed yield (3490kg/ha) mainly due to   over all better  performance of the treatment in different yield contributing parameters i. e. plant height (157.2 cm), number of branches/ plant (2.2), number of nodes/plant (19.6) , number of fruits/plant (14.3), number of pods/plant (14.2), pod weight (13.9 g), number of seeds/pod (57.5) and seed weight/pod (6.1 g).

Keywords

Azotobacter Fruit yield Inorganic fertilizer Okra Seed yield.

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