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Legume Research, volume 43 issue 4 (august 2020) : 546-551

Study the Effect of Mycorrizal Fungi¸Chitosan and Cycocel on Agronomic Characteristics of Rainfed Chickpea 

M.A. Rezaie, B. Pasari, Kh. Mohammadi, A. Rokhzadi, E. Karami
1Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Sanandaj branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran.
  • Submitted18-06-2019|

  • Accepted26-09-2019|

  • First Online 11-01-2020|

  • doi 10.18805/LR-509

Cite article:- Rezaie M.A., Pasari B., Mohammadi Kh., Rokhzadi A., Karami E. (2019). Study the Effect of Mycorrizal Fungi¸Chitosan and Cycocel on Agronomic Characteristics of Rainfed Chickpea. Legume Research. 43(4): 546-551. doi: 10.18805/LR-509.
This experiment was conducted as split-split plot in a randomized complete block design in two consecutive years (2016-2017) in rainfed conditions of Iran. The main plot consisted of mycorrhiza inoculations (uninoculation: control and inoculation) by Glomus intraradices and sub plot involved chitosan application (0, 0.5 and 1gr/lit) and sub-subplots were foliar application of cycocel (0, 0.5 and 1 gr/lit). The results showed that the number of infertile pods was influenced by chitosan, cycocel, interactions of mycorrhiza × cycocel and chitosan × cycocel in the first year. Also in the first year, the number of fertilized pods and seed yield was also affected by the interaction of mycorrhiza × cycocel and increased by mycorrhiza × cyocel (1gr/l) compared to the control by 23.35 and 24.05%, respectively. The protein percentage in the second year was also significantly affected by the interaction of chitosan × cycocel. 
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