Production and profitability assessment of clusterbean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L. Taub.) based intercropping systems under different row arrangement

DOI: 10.18805/LR-3809    | Article Id: LR-3809 | Page : 916-919
Citation :- Production and profitability assessment of clusterbean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L. Taub.) based intercropping systems under different row arrangement.Legume Research.2017.(40):916-919
Artika Singh Kushwah, G.S. Rawat, Sourav Gupta, Devendra Patil and Neelima Prajapati artika14singh@gmail.com
Address : Department of Agronomy, Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, College of Agriculture, Gwalior (M.P.) – 474002, India
Submitted Date : 6-12-2016
Accepted Date : 12-06-2017


A field experiment was conducted during kharif season of 2014 at Research Farm, RVSKVV, College of Agriculture; Gwalior (M.P.). The experiment was laid out in randomized block design (RBD) replicated thrice with 16 treatments. The sole crops namely clusterbean, cowpea, greengram, blackgram, mothbean and soybean gave significantly higher values of all growth attributes viz., plant height and number of branches/plant; yield attributes viz., number of pods/plant, number of seeds/pod and seed index and yield viz.; seed and stover (kg/ha) over various clusterbean based intercropping systems. However, the significantly higher clusterbean equivalent seed and stover yield (2775 and 5694 kg/ha, respectively), gross and net monetary returns (‘141593 and ‘121719/ha; respectively) and benefit : cost ratio (7.12) were recorded under Clusterbean + Cowpea (2:2).  


B:C ratio Clusterbean Gross monetary returns Growth attributes Intercropping LER Net monetary returns Row ratio Yield attributes Yield


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