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Designer seed for enhancement of yield in black gram (Vigna mungo L.)

DOI: 10.18805/ijare.v50i5.3752    | Article Id: A-4103 | Page : 479-482
Citation :- Designer seed for enhancement of yield in black gram (Vigna mungo L.) .Indian Journal of Agricultural Research.2016.(50):479-482

K. Sujatha* and S. Ambika

sujathakvk@gmail.com
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Department of Seed Science and Technology, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai - 625 104, India.

Submitted Date : 14-03-2014
Accepted Date : 12-08-2016

Abstract

Field experiments were carried out during 2012 and 2013, to identify the yield performance of black gram designer seed. The treatment consisted of seeds fortified with KCl 1% for 6 h followed by polymer coating @ 3ml/ kg + Carbendazim @ 2g/kg + imidachloprid @ 2ml/kg + Tichoderma viride @ 4g/kg + Azospirilum lipoferum @ 40g/kg.  The effect was more beneficial through increased pods/plant, pod yield/plot (g) and seed yield/ plant (g), earlier days to 50% flowering and pest and disease incidence compared to untreated control. 

Keywords

Azospirilum lipoferum Black gram Designer seed Polymer coating Tichoderma viride.

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