Effect of organic and inorganic sources of nutrients on productivity and profitability of mungbean-wheat cropping system

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0571.2015.00032.6    | Article Id: LR-3204 | Page : 509-512
Citation :- Effect of organic and inorganic sources of nutrients on productivity and profitability of mungbean-wheat cropping system.Legume Research-An International Journal.2015.(38):509-512
Neelam, R.K. Nanwal and Pawan Kumar rnanwal@rediffmail.com
Address : Department of Agronomy, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125 004, India.

Abstract

An field experiment was carried out during 2010-11 and 2011-12 to study the impact of different organic and inorganic sources of nutrients on growth, yield and economics in mungbean [(Phaseolus radiatus (L.) Wilczek)] – tall wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.) cropping system. The results indicated that application of 1/3 N each applied in form of FYM + vermicompost + neemcake + 75% recommended fertilizer dose (RDF) recorded significantly higher yield attributes and yield (1226 and 1359 kg ha-1) of mungbean and wheat (2908 and 2992 kg ha-1) during first and second year, respectively. The net returns were higher with 100% RDF (Rupees 60272 and 66948), respectively, during both the years under mungbean-wheat system. The benefit:cost was also found higher with the application of 100% RDF among different nutrient levels with the value of 2.81 and 2.80 during 2010-11 and 2011-12, respectively.

Keywords

Cropping system Economics Inorganic sources Mungbean Organic sources Tall wheat Yield Yield attributes.

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