Response of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) varieties to nitrogen on a calcareous vertisols

DOI: 10.18805/ijare.v50i3.10749    | Article Id: A-4263 | Page : 278-281
Citation :- Response of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) varieties to nitrogenon a calcareous vertisols .Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2016.(50):278-281

B. Sandhya Rani* and T. Giridhara Krishna
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Regional Agricultural Research Station, Nandyal, Kurnool-518 503, Andhra Pradesh.

Submitted Date : 19-09-2014
Accepted Date : 14-05-2016


An experiment was conducted during rabi season of 2010-12 to study the response of chickpea varieties to nutrients levels on a calcareous vertisols. The experiment comprised of four varieties i.e., NBeG-3, NBeG-28, JG-11 and KAK-2 and with four nitrogen levels i.e., 0, 20, 30 and 40 kg/ha laid out in factorial randomized block design with three replications. Among the varieties significantly higher dry matter production at harvest was recorded with JG-11 while it was lowest with KAK-2. More number of pods per plant and seed yield were recorded with JG-11 followed by NBeG-3 and NBeG-28, while lowest with KAK-2. Interaction effect among the different varieties and nitrogen levels was non significant with yield attributes. Significantly higher seed yield was recorded with JG-11 @ 40 kg of N/ha but was at par with N @ 20 and 30 kg /ha, followed by NBeG-3 and NBeG-28.


Chickpea Nitrogen levels Varieties Yield.


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