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Integrated Effect of Pre-Sowing Seed Treatment, Sowing Windows and Seasons on Seed Yield and Quality of Greengram

DOI: 10.18805/LR-4174    | Article Id: LR-4174 | Page : 956-961
Citation :- Integrated Effect of Pre-Sowing Seed Treatment, Sowing Windows and Seasons on Seed Yield and Quality of Greengram.Legume Research.2021.(44):956-961
Krishna Devi, Purna K. Barua, Meghali Barua meghalibarua@aau.ac.in
Address : Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-785 013, Assam, India.
Submitted Date : 27-05-2019
Accepted Date : 4-09-2019

Abstract

An experiment was conducted to study the effect of presowing seed treatment, sowing windows and seasons on seed yield and quality of greengram by sowing the treated seeds on two dates each in summer and kharif. The treatments viz., 8 hours of water soaking; priming with 100 ppm MnSO4, 1% neem leaf extract, 5 ppm GA3, 1% KCl; coating with 10 ml linseed oil, 50 gm rhizobium, 4 g Trichoderma per kg seed; combination of neem leaf extract priming and rhizobium coating, combination of linseed oil and rhizobium coating. Seed quality and yield was highly influenced by seed treatments, dates and seasons; treatment and seasonal effects being greater than sowing dates. GA3, KCl and MnSO4 primed seed found most effective for enhancing the seed quality and yield. Summer season was better than kharif season for both seed quality and yield.

Keywords

Coating Greengram Pre sowing seed treatment Priming Seed quality Seed yield

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