IRRIGATION AND INTEGRATED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN CASTOR (RICINUS COMMUNIS L.)

  • R. K. Mathukia Associate Research Scientist, Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh-362001 (Gujarat)

Abstract

          The results of a two year's field experiment conducted at Junagadh (Gujarat) on clayey soils to evaluate the effect of irrigation (0.4 and 0.8 IW:CPE), biofertilizer (control and seed treatment with Pseudomonas striata), nitrogen (50, 75 and 100 kg N/ha) and phosphorus (0, 25 and 50 kg P2O5/ha) revealed that irrigation scheduled at 0.8 IW:CPE, seed inoculation with phosphate solubilizing bacteria, application of 100 kg N/ha and 50 kg P2O5/ha significantly increased growth and yield attributes, and yield of castor as well as also proved economical in terms of net realization..

Author Biography

R. K. Mathukia, Associate Research Scientist, Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh-362001 (Gujarat)
Associate Research Scientist, Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh-362001 (Gujarat)

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Mathukia, R. K. (2014). IRRIGATION AND INTEGRATED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN CASTOR (RICINUS COMMUNIS L.). Innovare Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2(2), 3-4. Retrieved from https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijags/article/view/1113
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