Influence of seed polymer coating with micronutrients and foliar spray on seed yield of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.10760    | Article Id: LR-3666 | Page : 704-709
Citation :- Influence of seed polymer coating with micronutrients and foliar sprayon seed yield of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) .Legume Research-An International Journal.2017.(40):704-709

Pavan Shinde, S.R. Doddagoudar and S.N. Vasudevan

srdsst@gmail.com
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Department of Seed Science and Technology, University of Agricultural Science, Raichur-584 104, Karnataka, India.

Submitted Date : 7-12-2015
Accepted Date : 12-01-2016

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted at the Department of Seed Science and Technology, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur to study the influence of seed polymer coating with micronutrients and foliar spray on seed yield of chickpea. The experiment consisted of seventeen different seed polymer coating and foliar spray treatments with various combinations of ZnSO4, boron, ammonium molybdate, FeSO4 including control. Among the different treatments imposed, seed polymer coating ( @ 6 ml/kg) of chickpea seeds with the combination of ZnSO4 + Boron + Ammonium molybdate + FeSO4  (each @ 2 g/kg) of seed along with two foliar sprays (0.5 % + 0.2 % + 0.1 % + 0.5 %, respectively, ZnSO4 and FeSO4 in EDTA form) at an interval of 10 days during flowering stage (50 and 60 DAS) recorded significantly higher leaf area index, chlorophyll content, plant height, effective root nodules plant-1, pods plant-1, seed yield compared to all other treatments and control. 

Keywords

Chickpea Leaf area index Micronutrients Polymer coating Root nodules Seed yield.

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