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Influence of different low-cost organic inputs on growth, yield and quality of French bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cv. Swarna Priya

DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5104    | Article Id: A-5104 | Page : 661-665
Citation :- Influence of different low-cost organic inputs on growth, yield and quality of French bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cv. Swarna Priya.Indian Journal of Agricultural Research.2018.(52):661-665
S.K. Mahto and A.K. Dutta avijitkumardutta@gmail.com
Address : Department of Agriculture, Rural and Tribal Development, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, School of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ranchi-834 008, Jharkhand, India.
Submitted Date : 6-08-2018
Accepted Date : 15-10-2018

Abstract

The present investigation was conducted during rabi seasons of 2016-17 and 2017-18 in the organic experimental farm of the institute by employing French bean cv. Swarna Priya. The experiment was designed after RCBD considering five organic treatments, viz.T1: Amritjal (1%); T2: Sanjivani (10%); T3: Shasyagavya (10%); T4: FYM @ 6 t ha-1 + Vermicompost @ 3t ha-1; and T5: Absolute Control. Different growth, yield and quality attributes of the crop were highly influenced by different organic treatments. In this context, T3: Shasyagavya (10%) emerged as the best treatment with the highest green pod yield of 21.15 t ha-1. However, quality contributing characters performed indifferently under the exposures of organically designed treatment conditions. Though, T3 (Shasyagavya 10%) once again materialized as the best treatment with higher amount of dry matter (9.54%), TSS (4.600Brix), ascorbic acid (65.27 mg 100g-1) and protein content (10.63 %) in edible green pods, respectively. 

Keywords

Amritjal French bean Growth Quality Sanjivani Shasyagavya Yield.

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