PERFORMANCE OF POLYCOATED CLUSTER BEAN [CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (L.) TAUB.] SEEDS UNDER DIFFERENT WATER HOLDING CAPACITIES

Article Id: ARCC2033 | Page : 113-116
Citation :- PERFORMANCE OF POLYCOATED CLUSTER BEAN [CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (L.) TAUB.] SEEDS UNDER DIFFERENT WATER HOLDING CAPACITIES.Legume Research-An International Journal.2009.(32):113-116
J. Renugadevi, N. Natarajan and P. Srimathi
Address : Department of Seed Science and Technology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore – 641 003, India.

Abstract

Seeds of cluster bean cv. Pusa Navbhagar were film coated with green colour polymer with different coating formulations of dry coating (3 g kg-1), slurry coating (3 g kg-1 of polykote dissolved in 5 ml of water) and polykote with inclusion of bavistin (2 g kg-1) and halogen mixture (3 g kg-1) and were sown in different water holding capacities viz., 30, 40, 50, 60, 70 and 80 per cent and were evaluated for seed quality characters in sand medium along with control seeds .The results of the study inferred that, polycoating serves as a tool to manage high and low moisture situations and the efficacy could be improved by the inclusion of bavistin.

Keywords

Polycoated Cluster bean seed Water absorption.

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