Yield Performance of Organic Baby Corn (Zea mays L.) as Influenced by Nutrient Management and Moisture Conservation Practices in Sandy loam Soils of Assam

DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5292    | Article Id: A-5292 | Page : 256-259
Citation :- Yield Performance of Organic Baby Corn (Zea mays L.) as Influenced by Nutrient Management and Moisture Conservation Practices in Sandy loam Soils of Assam.Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2020.(54):256-259
Jami Naveen, M. Saikia, N. Borah, K. Pathak and R. Das jaminaveen17@gmail.com
Address : Department of Agronomy, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-785 013, Assam, India.
Submitted Date : 14-05-2019
Accepted Date : 23-09-2019

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted during the rabi season of 2016-17 to study the effect of nutrient management and moisture conservation practices on yield attributing characters, yield and economic return of organic baby corn grown in a sandy loam soil under rainfed condition. The experiment was laid out in RBD factorial design with three replications. PAC 321 was used as the test variety of baby corn. Among the treatments enriched compost @ 2.5 t ha-1 has shown the significantly better results with respect to yield attributing characters and cob yield followed by application of FYM @ 2.5 t ha-1+lime+ash (1000:10:1). Treatments with straw mulch @ 2 t/ha recorded significantly higher results with respect to different yield attributing characters, cob yield, green fodder yield and high monitary return with B:C ratio.

Keywords

B: C ratio Baby corn Enriched compost Mulch Organic Yield

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