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PERFORMANCE OF LENTIL [Lens culinaris (Medic.)] AS INFLUENCED BY SULPHUR AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZATION

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0571.2014.00684.5    | Article Id: LR-199 | Page : 607-613
Citation :- PERFORMANCE OF LENTIL [Lens culinaris (Medic.)] AS INFLUENCED BY SULPHUR AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZATION.Legume Research.2014.(37):607-613
Necat Togay* and Dursun Parsak1 necattogay@hotmail.com
Address : Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Field Crops, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey

Abstract

A field experiment in a factorial randomized block design with three replications were conducted to study the effect of three levels of phosphorus (0, 40 and 80 kg ha-1) and four levels of sulphur (0, 30, 60 and 90 kg ha-1) on yield and yield components of Sazak -91 cultivar of lentil in a calcareous alkaline soils in Yuzuncu Yil University campus during 2003 to 2005. The study showed that the lentil seed yield is 1750 kg ha-1 under the treatment of 40 kg ha-1 phosphorus and 90 kg ha-1 as compared to other treatments under study. Information gained from this study will be utilized to develop more efficient sulphur and phosphorus fertilization levels in winter lentil.

Keywords

Lentil Phosphorus Sulphur Yield and yield components Turkey.

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