EFFECT OF PRESCRIPTION BASED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT ON MAIZE YIELD

EFFECT OF PRESCRIPTION BASED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT ON MAIZE YIELD AND SOIL PROPERTIES IN AN ACID ALFISOL OF NORTH WESTERN HIMALAYAS Shabnam* and Sanjay K. Sharma Department of Soil Science, CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh-176062, India [Corresponding author E-mail-*: mehtashabnam05@gmail.com] Received: 16-02-2017 Accepted: 28-02-2017 Abstract:  Effect of prescription based nutrient management on soil properties and yield of maize was investigated during kharif, 2013 in an on-going long-term soil test crop response correlation (STCR) based fertilizer experiment being conducted in acidic Read More …

IMPACT OF CROP COVERS AND DRAINAGE CONFIGURATIONS ON RUNOFF AND SOIL

IMPACT OF CROP COVERS AND DRAINAGE CONFIGURATIONS ON RUNOFF AND SOIL LOSS IN VERTISOLS Pushpendra Kumar Singh-1 and R. K. Sahu-2 1-Department of Soil and Water Engineering, Swami Vivekanand College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology and Research Station, Raipur (Chhattisgarh), 492012, India 2-BRSM College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology & Research Station, Mungeli, (Chhattisgarh), 495334, India [Corresponding author E-mail-1: : pushpendra47singh@gmail.com] Received: 13-02-2017 Revised: 25-02-2017 Accepted: 08-05-2017 Abstract: A field experiment was conducted at Mungeli (Chhattisgarh Plain), in kharif season to Read More …

KHARIF PEARL MILLET (PENNISETUM TYPHOIDES) CROP DEPREDATION BY BIRDS

KHARIF PEARL MILLET (PENNISETUM TYPHOIDES) CROP DEPREDATION BY BIRDS IN PATAN AREA (N.G.) K. B. Patel Sheth M. N. Science College, Patan – 384 265 (Gujarat) [E-mail: kbpatel1970@gmail.com] Received: 11-05-2016 Accepted: 10-06-2016 Abstract: Pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides) is the main crop of the Patan district of Gujarat state. Pearl millet is grown in two seasons, viz. summer and kharif. The variety viz. Pioneer of pearl millet selected for study purpose. Pearl millet damage by bird pests in Patan district is a serious predicament. Read More …

STUDIES ON CHEMICAL AND CONVENTIONAL WEED MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF KHARIF ONION

STUDIES ON CHEMICAL AND CONVENTIONAL WEED MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF KHARIF ONION (ALLIUM CEPA L.) Okesh Chandrakar, Amit Dixit, Praveen Kumar Sharma and Omesh Takur Department of Horticulture, IGKV Raipur (C.G.) email:okeshchandrakar123@gmail.com Received: 10-01-2014 Accepted: 17-02-2014 Abstract: An experiment was carried out to study on chemical and conventional weed management practices on growth and yield of kharif onion (Allium cepa L.) was conducted in kharif seasons of years 2013-14 in a randomized block design with nine treatments Read More …

EFFECT OF PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS ON GROWTH OF GLADIOLUS CV. AMERICAN BEAUTY

EFFECT OF PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS ON GROWTH OF GLADIOLUS CV. AMERICAN BEAUTY Jadhav, P. B1., Kireeti, A. 2, Patil, N. B3, Dekhane, S. S. 4 and Patel, D. J. 5 ASPEE, Agricultural Research and Development Foundation, 1, 2, 3 and 4 ASPEE HOUSE, P. O. Box No. 7602, B. J. Patel Road, Malad (W), Mumbai-400 064 (India). Ex. Principal and Dean, BA Collage of Agriculture, AAU., Anand (GJ) 5 Corresponding Author e-mail: tropicalsubtropical@gmail.com Received: 20-10-2014 Accepted: 27-11-2014 Abstract: The field Read More …

INFLUENCE OF WHETHER PARAMETER ON POPULATION DYNAMICS OF MAJOR SUCKING PESTS OF BT COTTON

INFLUENCE OF WHETHER PARAMETER ON POPULATION DYNAMICS OF MAJOR SUCKING PESTS OF BT COTTON IN NORTH SAURASHTRA AGRO CLIMATIC ZONE OF GUJARAT M. K. Ghelani*, B. B. Kabaria and S. K. Chhodavadia Junagadh Agricultural University, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Targhadia (Rajkot) -360 003 *e-mail: skchhodavadia@gmail.com Received: 20-09-2014 Accepted: 27-10-2014 Abstract: Field experiment was conducted on population dynamics of major sucking insect pests on Bt cotton variety G Cot Hy 6 (BG II) at KVK Farm, Junagadh Agricultural University, Targhadia (Rajkot) during Read More …