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Economics of seed production in garden pea (Pisum sativum L.) as influenced by different levels of sulphur and boron

Feroz Ahmad Parry*, Mushtaq Ahmad Chattoo, Shabeer Ahmad Ganie, Syed Mudasir Razvi
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1<p>Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology,&nbsp;Shalimar, Srinagar -191 121, India.</p>
Cite article:- Parry* Ahmad Feroz, Chattoo Ahmad Mushtaq, Ganie Ahmad Shabeer, Razvi Mudasir Syed (2016). Economics of seed production in garden pea (Pisum sativum L.) asinfluenced by different levels of sulphur and boron . Legume Research. 39(5): 802-805. doi: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.9283.

A field experiment was conducted at Division of Vegetable Science SKUAST-Kashmir Shalimar during rabi 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 in randomized complete block design with sixteen treatment combinations consisting four levels of sulphur (0, 15, 30 and 45 kg S ha-1) and boron (0, 1, 2 and 3 kg B ha-1) replicated thrice . The study revealed that  combined application of   30  kg S and  2 kg B ha-1  recorded significantly higher values for number of seeded pods per plant (7.00), number of seeds per  pod (5.95), seed yield per plant (7.20 g), seed yield per ha (24.0 q), 100- seed weight (17.32 g) , Stover yield per ha (25.54 q) and maximum net returns of RS. 141243.0 with returns per Re invested of 2.43. 

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