Yield, economics, nutrient uptake and consumptive use of water by summer greengram (Vigna radiata L.) as influenced by irrigation and phosphorus application.

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Year Published: 2005
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Author: Subhendu, Mandal ; Biswal, K. C. ; Jana, P. K.
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A field experiment was conducted during the summer season of 2000 in West Bengal, India to evaluate the effects of 4 levels of irrigation and 3 levels of P on green gram cv. Pusa Baisakhi. Increase in the levels of irrigation from 0 to 3 and levels of P from 0 to 60 kg ha-1 increased the yield, nutrient uptake, gross and net return. Three irrigations (applied at branching, pre-flowering and pod development stages) recorded maximum seed yield, N, P and K uptake, gross and net returns followed by two irrigations each at branching and pre-flowering. Application of P at 60 kg ha-1 recorded the maximum seed yield, N, P and K uptake, gross and net return. The consumptive use of water was also increased with the increase in irrigation and P levels.

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Volume: 28
Number: 2
Journal: Legume Research
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ISSN: 0250-5371
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application rates, crop yield, green gram, irrigation,mineral uptake, nitrogen, nutrient uptake, phosphorus, phosphorusfertilizers, plant nutrition, plant water relations, potassium, returns,seeds, water use efficiency, India, West Bengal, Vigna radiata, Vigna,Papilionoideae, Fabaceae, Fabales, dicotyledons, angiosperms,Spermatophyta, plants, eukaryotes, South Asia, Asia, DevelopingCountries, Commonwealth of Nations, India, mung bean, phosphatefertilizers, watering, Agricultural Economics (EE110), Field Crops(FF005) (New March 2000), Plant Nutrition (FF061), Plant Water Relations(FF062), Plant Production (FF100), Fertilizers and other Amendments(JJ700), Soil Water Management (Irrigation and Drainage) (JJ800)(Revised June 2002) [formerly Soil Water Management]

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