Variety × Nutrient management interaction in greengram for important yield attributes under rainfed red lateritic inceptisol

DOI: 10.18805/LR-3814    | Article Id: LR-3814 | Page : 854-860
Citation :- Variety × Nutrient management interaction in greengram for important yield attributes under rainfed red lateritic inceptisol.Legume Research-An International Journal.2018.(41):854-860
Ashok Mishra, B.S. Rath, S.K. Mukhi, S. Mishra, S.K. Mohanty, B. Behera, A. Panda, M.R. Panda and S. Mohapatra ashokmishra7686@yahoo.com
Address : All India Coordinated Research Project on Dryland Agriculture, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Phulbani-762 001, Odisha, India.
Submitted Date : 15-12-2016
Accepted Date : 16-05-2017

Abstract

The effect of five nutrient management practices on the yield and yield attributes, nutrient uptake and rain water use efficiency in four greengram  varieties (Dhauli, Pusa-9531, OBGG-52 and Nayagarh Local) in rainfed upland inceptisol with sandy- loam soil was studied in factorial RBD with three replications during Kharif 2009 to 2012. Significant variety × nutrient interaction was observed with respect to seed yield, nodulation and other yield attributing characters.  Based on the mean data over four years (2009-2012), highest seed yield of  5.84 q ha-1 was observed in Pusa 9531 with  lime+50% organic+ 50% inorganic  treatment  followed by Dhauli (5.53 q ha-1) with the same nutrient treatment. Highest RWUE was found in Lime + 50% organic + 50% inorganic treatment in all the varieties followed by 100% organic treatment in Dhauli, Pusa-9531 and OBGG-52 but in 50% organic + 50% inorganic treatment in case of Nayagarh  Local. The uptake of N, P and K was also observed to be the highest in Lime + 50% organic + 50% inorganic treatment in all the varieties.

Keywords

Greengram Nodulation Nutrient management Rain water use efficiency Variety Yield.

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