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

R.L. Jadhav*, Shyamrao Kulkarni1
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1<p>Agricultural Research Station, (U.A.S),&nbsp;Bidar-585 401, Karnataka, India.&nbsp;</p>
Cite article:- Jadhav* R.L., Kulkarni1 Shyamrao (2016). Effect of foliar spray of nutrients on productivity of greengram (Vigna radiata)in North Eastern transitional zone of Karnataka, India . Legume Research. 39(5): 817-819. doi: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.11335.

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).

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