Impact of weather variables on drymatter accumulation and yield of mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek]  varieties under different dates of sowing 

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.9613    | Article Id: LR-3348 | Page : 427-434
Citation :- Impact of weather variables on drymatter accumulation and yield of mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] varieties under different dates of sowing .Legume Research-An International Journal.2016.(39):427-434

Lanunola Tzudir, Shrabani Basu*1, Srijani Maji1,  Purnendu S. Bera1, Rajib Nath1
Debashis Mazumdar2 and Prodip K. Chakraborty3

shrabanibasu808@gmail.com
Address :

Department of Agronomy, School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development, Nagaland University, Medziphema-797 106, Nagaland, India.

Submitted Date : 14-05-2014
Accepted Date : 21-01-2016

Abstract

A two year experiment was conducted at the BCKV with four mungbean varieties (Pant Mung-5, Bireswar, RMG-62 and Sukumar) sown under three dates (15th February, 1st and 15th March) in a split plot design where dates of sowing and varieties were allotted to main and sub plot treatments respectively with three replications. PAR was recorded with the help of line quantum sensor. Dry matter accumulation, yield attributes and yield were measured. Canonical correlation and correspondence analysis showed that absorbed PAR during 32 to 46 days after emergence (DAE) increased dry matter, pod and seed yield. PAR use efficiency (PARUE) of mungbean ranged from 0.75 to 0.88 g MJ-1 for seed yield. PARUE for dry matter production was maximum during 39 to 46 DAE. According to PARUE and heat use efficiency, Pant Mung-5 should be sown within 1st March in this zone. Growing degree day requirement gradually increased with delayed sowing.

Keywords

Dates of sowing Mungbean PAR absorption PAR use efficiency Total dry matter Yield components.

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