Effect of foliar spray of nutrients on productivity of greengram (Vigna radiata) in North Eastern transitional zone of Karnataka, India

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.11335    | Article Id: LR-3458 | Page : 817-819
Citation :- Effect of foliar spray of nutrients on productivity of greengram (Vigna radiata)in North Eastern transitional zone of Karnataka, India .Legume Research-An International Journal.2016.(39):817-819

R.L. Jadhav* and Shyamrao Kulkarni1

shams1487@gmil.com
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Agricultural Research Station, (U.A.S), Bidar-585 401, Karnataka, India. 

Submitted Date : 29-01-2015
Accepted Date : 22-04-2016

Abstract

Crop productivity in greengram being low in North eastern transitional zone of Karnataka a field experiment was conducted during kharif 2012 and 2013 at Agricultural Research Station, Bidar, UAS, Raichur. Among different sources of nutrients, foliar spray of 19:19:19 (1 %) followed by panchagavya (5 %) at flower initiation stage recorded significantly higher grain yield (1121 and 1105 kg ha-1, respectively) of greengram compared to other treatments. Control treatment recorded the lowest yield (734s kg ha-1) among all.  Foliar spray of 19:19:19 also recorded higher net returns (Rs. 35828/-) and benefit cost ratio (5.0).

Keywords

Greengram Panchagavya Foliar spray.

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