ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Nand Kishor Devanda, R.A. Patel and H.K. Patel
1Department of Agronomy, B. A. College of Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University Anand – 388 110, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2015;9(3):2615-2618
© The Author(s). 2015
Received: 15/04/2015 | Accepted: 15/06/2015 | Published: 30/09/2015
Abstract

A field experiment was conducted at College Agronomy Farm, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat to study the effect of irrigation and sulphur on performance of sesamum (Sesamum indicum L.) during semi-rabi season of the year 2011-12. Higher values of growth characters, yield attributes, seed and stalk yield were recorded under irrigation treatment (I3) i.e. Irrigation at branching+flowering +capsule formation+at seed filling stages. Each successive increase in the levels of sulphur from 0 to 40 kg ha-1 significantly increased the growth and yield attributes as well as seed and stalk yield. Higher net realization and BCR ha-1 were recorded under irrigation treatment I3 (Irrigation at branching+flowering +capsule formation+at seed filling stages) and 40 kg S ha-1.

Keywords

Irrigation, Sulphur, Sesamum and Yield

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