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Organic seaweed nano powder effect on growth and yield attributes of pigeonpea
 

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.4481    | Article Id: LR-3665 | Page : 731-734
Citation :- Organic seaweed nano powder effect on growth and yield attributes of pigeonpea .Legume Research.2017.(40):731-734

S. Ambika and K. Sujatha

ambikasingaram@gmail.com
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Department of Seed Science and Technology, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai- 625 104, India.

Submitted Date : 7-12-2015
Accepted Date : 22-03-2016

Abstract

In the field experiment Sargassum myricocystum extract at 1% concentration for 3 h soaking with foliar spray 5% at vegetative and flowering stages were effective by recording higher plant height, total chlorophyll content, leaf area index, crop growth rate, relative growth rate and yield attributes, such as pod yield plant-1 and seed yield ha-1 in both kharif, 2014 and rabi, 2015 seasons. The per cent increase of pod yield plant-1 and seed yield ha-1 was 13.4 and 18.3%, respectively.  The other seaweeds viz., Gracilaria edulis, Caulerpa racemosa were less effective, but the effect was better than water.

Keywords

Brown seaweed Foliar spray Organic Pigeonpea Seed yield.

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