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P.G. Rathwa, K.D. Mevada , K.C. Ombase, C.J. Dodiya, Vipen Bhadu, V.S. Purabiya and M.M. Saiyad

Department of Agronomy, B. A. College of Agriculture,
Anand Agricultural University, Anand- 388 110 (Gujarat), India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2018;12(2):905-911 | © The Author(s). 2018
Received: 22/03/2018 | Accepted: 25/05/2018 | Published: 30/06/2018

A field experiment on study of nitrogen management through different sources on growth and yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) was conducted during rabi season of 2016-17 at Agronomy Farm, B. A. College of agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Anand on loamy sand soil. Nitrogen management on wheat var. GW 496 with ten treatments comprising of 100 % RDN, 75 % RDN along with 25 % N through FYM or vermicompost or 2% urea sprays at 30 and/or 40 and/or 50 DAS and 50 % RDN along with 50 % N through FYM or vermicompost or 2% urea sprays at 30 and/or 40 and/or 50 DAS into randomized block Design with four replications. Application of 75 % RDN + 2 % urea spray at 30, 40 and 50 DAS was found superior for growth and yield attributes viz; plant height at 60 DAS, number of spikelet spike-1, length of spike, number of grains spike-1, dry matter accumulation, test weight (48.78 g) and grain yield (6662 kg ha-1). However, treatment with 75% RDN + 25% N through VC recorded significantly higher plant height at harvest, number of total tillers, effective tillers and straw yield of wheat  The highest net realization (Rs. 84643 ha-1) and BCR (3.95) were secured under treatment 75% RDN + 2% Urea spray at 30, 40 and 50 DAS.


RDN (Recommended dose of nitrogen), Foliar spray, Farm Yard Manure (FYM), Vermicompost (VC), Wheat.

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