CAULIFLOWER (BRASSICA OLERACEA VAR. BOTRYTIS L.) GROWTH, YIELD

CAULIFLOWER (BRASSICA OLERACEA VAR. BOTRYTIS L.) GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY AS INFLUENCED BY VARIABLE RATES OF BORON Gazala Nazir-1*, Pardeep Kumar-2, Arvind K. Shukla-3 and Upinder Sharma-4 Department of Soil Science, CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur-176 062 (H.P) India [Corresponding author E-mail-1*: gazalanazir90@gmail.com] Received: 10-01-2017 Revised: 11-02-2017 Accepted: 18-02-2017 Abstract: Field experiments were conducted during 2013-14 and 2014-15 at the experimental farm of Department of Soil Science, College of Agriculture, CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur, to study the performance Read More …

SILICON AND BORON NUTRITION EFFECT ON NUTRIENT CONTENT, GROWTH AND YIELD OF RICE

SILICON AND BORON NUTRITION EFFECT ON NUTRIENT CONTENT, GROWTH AND YIELD OF RICE (ORYZA SATIVA L.) IN LATERITE SOILS OF NORTHERN KERALA Sainath Nagula*, P. V. Ramana and Neethu Prabhakar Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, College of Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University, Padannakkad, Kasaragod- 671314 [Corresponding author E-mail*: sainathnagula134@gmail.com] Received: 03-02-2016 Revised: 07-07-2016 Accepted: 15-07-2016 Abstract: A pot culture experiment conducted at College of Agriculture, Padannakkad to study the effect of silicon and boron nutrition on leaf nutrient content,growth and yield Read More …

ASSESSMENT OF VARIABILITY AMONG OKRA

ASSESSMENT OF VARIABILITY AMONG OKRA (ABELMOSCHUS ESCULENTUS [L.] MOENCH.) GENOTYPES USING AGRO -MORPHOLOGICAL TRAITS Davinder Singh-1, B. S. Dudi-1 and Om Prakash Meena-2 1-Department of Vegetable Science, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, Haryana, India 2-Department of Vegetable Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141004, Punjab, India [Corresponding author E-mail2: chandrawatop2-coavs@pau.edu] Received: 20-01-2016 Accepted: 30-04-2016 Abstract: The present investigation was conducted at the Research Farm of the Department of Vegetable Science, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, during kharif season 2013 to evaluate thirty Read More …

STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF POULTRY CARCASS MEAL

A STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF POULTRY CARCASS MEAL ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF BRINJAL CROP P. Sivakumar Department of Livestock Products Technology(Meat science), Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal -637 002. [Corresponding author E-mail: p.sivakumar@tanuvas.org.in] Received: 14-01-2016 Accepted: 11-05-2016 Abstract:  This study was conducted to reveal the effect of poultry carcass meal as a fertilizer in the growth of brinjal crop and there effect on yield and growth were also studied. The dead birds were collected from poultry farm and the carcass meal Read More …

VARIABILITY AND HERITABILITY STUDIES IN WINGED BEAN

VARIABILITY AND HERITABILITY STUDIES IN WINGED BEAN (PSOPHOCARPUS TETRAGONOLOBUS (L.) DC.) FOR SEED YIELD AND COMPONENT CHARACTERS K. Prasanth*, I. Sreelathakumary and V.A. Celine Department of Olericulture, College of Agriculture, Vellayani 695 522, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. India [Corresponding author E-mail* : kpras.agri@gmail.com] Received: 22-12-2015 Accepted: 17-01-2016 Abstract: In the present study, twenty one diverse genotypes of winged bean from different sources were evaluated for assessing various genetic parameters in different seed characters under Kerala conditions. The analysis of variance showed significant difference among all Read More …

HYBRID SEED PRODUCTION OF MAIZE (ZEA MAYS L.)

HYBRID SEED PRODUCTION OF MAIZE (ZEA MAYS L.) AS INFLUENCED BY DIFFERENT MALE AND FEMALE PARENT’S ROW RATIOS AND FERTILITY LEVELS Ankush Kumar*, B. S. Mankotia and Pankaj Chopra Department of Agronomy, Forages and Grassland Management, CSKHPKV, Palampur176062, (H.P.) India [Corresponding author E-mail*: ankushhpkv@gmail.com] Received: 26-01-2016 Accepted: 24-02-2016 Abstract:  A field experiment was conducted at Shivalik Agricultural Research and Extension Centre, Kangra to study the effect of row ratio of male (HKI 163) and female (HKI 193-1) parents and fertility levels on single Read More …

GENETIC VARIABILITY IN TOMATO (SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM L.)

GENETIC VARIABILITY IN TOMATO (SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM L.) Sunilkumar, M. K-1*, Vijayakumar Rathod-1, Bommesh J.C-2, Vijeth S-3 and K. Muthaiah-1 1-Division of Vegetable Crops, K.R.C. College of Horticulture, Arabhavi, (UHB, Bagalkot)-591310. 2-Division of Vegetable Crops (ICAR-IIHR), Bengaluru-560089. 3-Division of Olericulture, College of Agriculture- Vellayani (KAU- Thrissur)-680656. [Corresponding author E-mail1*: sunil.mk.348@gmail.com] Received: 06-01-2016 Accepted: 19-05-2016 Abstract: Sixty genotypes were subjected to study the genetic variability indicated that genetic material in the present investigation possessed variability which provides sufficient basis for selection by breeder. Read More …

ESTIMATES OF GENETIC VARIABILITY, HERITABILITY AND GENETIC

ESTIMATES OF GENETIC VARIABILITY, HERITABILITY AND GENETIC ADVANCES FOR YIELD AND HORTICULTURAL TRAITS IN CABBAGE (BRASSICA OLERACEA VAR. CAPITATA L.) Hament Thakur* and Vidyasagar Department of Vegetable Science & Floriculture, CSKHPKV, Palampur (HP) 176 062 [Corresponding author E-mail*: hemantt114@gmail.com] Received: 09-02-2016 Accepted: 31-03-2016 Abstract: This study was carried out during 2013-14 to estimate the genetic variability for marketable head yield and horticultural traits in 41 cabbage genotypes. These genotypes were evaluated in randomized block design at the Vegetable Research Farm, CSKHPKV Palampur. High ranges Read More …

EFFECT OF WEATHER PARAMETERS ON GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND YIELD OF WHEAT

EFFECT OF WEATHER PARAMETERS ON GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND YIELD OF WHEAT (TRITICUM AESTIVUM L.) VARIETIES UNDER MID HILL CONDITIONS OF HIMACHAL PRADESH Sunil Kumar*, Rajendra Prasad And Manisha Rana Deptt. of Agronomy, Forages & Grassland Management, Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh – 176062 [Corresponding author E-mail*: sk.hpkv@gmail.com] Received: 27-03-2016 Accepted: 18-05-2016 Abstract:  The field experiment was conducted during Rabi 2010-11 at Palampur with five varieties (HS-490, VL-804, VL-829, VL-892 and VL-907) and four dates of sowing (5th November, 20th Read More …

EFFECT OF BIO – INOCULANTS ON MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERS

EFFECT OF BIO – INOCULANTS ON MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERS OF VEGETABLE COWPEA Jidhu Vaishnavi, S.*, R. Nagajothi and P. Jeyakumar Department of Crop Physiology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu-641003, India [Corresponding author E-mail*: sjvaishnavi@gmail.com] Received: 14-02-2016 Revised: 29-02-2016 Accepted: 05-03-2016 Abstract:  Growth and development of cowpea largely depends on the availability of nutrients. However, the increase in usage of chemicals reduced their availability. This can be reduced by the application of bioinoculants as soil drenching or seed treatment. The present investigation was Read More …