RESPONSE OF LEGUME CROPS TO ENRICHED COMPOST AND VERMICOMPOST ON VERTIC USTOCHREPT UNDER RAIN FED AGRICULTURE

Article Id: ARCC1293 | Page : 128 - 130
Citation :- RESPONSE OF LEGUME CROPS TO ENRICHED COMPOST AND VERMICOMPOST ON VERTIC USTOCHREPT UNDER RAIN FED AGRICULTURE.Legume Research-An International Journal.2010.(33):128 - 130
G.S. Sutaria, K.N. Akbari, V.D. Vora, D.S. Hirpara and D. R. Padmani
Address : Main Dry Farming Research Station, Junagadh Agricultural University, Targhadia- 360 003 India.

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted for successive six years (2001 to2006) at Dry farming
Research Station. Targhadia (Gujarat) to study the response of legume crops (greengram,
blackgram, cowpea) to enriched and vermicompost on Vertic Ustochrept under rainfed conditions.
There were four treatments comprised enriched compost @ 6 t ha-1, 50 % RDF + 1 t/ha
vermicompost, vermicompost @ 2 t ha-1 and 100 % RDF for respective crop. The grain of various
legume crops (greengram, blackgram, cowpea) remained unaffected due to application of different
treatments. The fodder yield of greengram and blackgram was significantly influenced by different
treatments. Beneficial effect was observed with application organic alone or in combination with
inorganic fertilizer on soil fertility.

Keywords

Enriched Compost Vermi compost Legume yield Soil fertility.

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