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Agricultural Science Digest, volume 32 issue 1 (march 2012) : 79 - 82


S. Sekar, M. Mohamed Amanullah, S. Manoharan, K.S. Subramanian1
1Department of Agronomy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641 003, India.
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Cite article:- Sekar S., Amanullah Mohamed M., Manoharan S., Subramanian1 K.S. (2024). INFLUENCE OF FERTILIZER LEVELS AND GROWTH SUBSTANCES ON HYBRID MAIZE UNDER IRRIGATED CONDITION. Agricultural Science Digest. 32(1): 79 - 82. doi: .
Field experiment was conducted during kharif 2008. The experiment was laid out in a split plot design replicated thrice. Three fertilizer levels viz., 150:75:75, 200:100:100 and 250:125:125 kg NPK ha-1 were the main plot treatments. Foliar spray of growth substances viz., control (no spray), salicylic acid 100 ppm, boric acid 0.3%, PGR consortia 1.5%, TNAU Panchagavya 3% and Pink-pigmented facultative methylotrophic bacteria (PPFM) 106 dilution were assigned to sub plot. The results revealed that among fertilizer levels, application 250:125:125 NPK kg ha-1 recorded better yield attributes and higher yield. However, the yield was comparable with 200:100:100 NPK kg ha-1. Regarding the growth substances, PGR consortia 1.5% recorded better yield parameters and yield than the other growth substances.
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