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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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Effect of seed treatment and different composts on the performance of Blackgram (Vigna mungo L.) under mid hill conditions of Himachal Pradesh  

J.P. Saini , Rameshwar, Raj Kumar 

Department of Organic Agriculture CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur-176062 (H. P.)

R.G. Upadhyay

Associate Director Research, University of Horticulture & Forestry, Uttrakhand

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted at experimental farm of Department of Organic Agriculture, CSKHPKV, Palampur during kharif season 2009 and 2010 to study the influence of seed treatment with Himslurry + biofertilizers and organic manures (FYM, Vermicompost-VC, Himcompost-HC, HC+VC, HC+FYM and Nadep) in blackgram (Vigna mungo L.). For seed treatment Him slurry and biofertilzers were used. Based on field experiments, it was found that the application of himcompost recorded higher yield attributes (pods/plant, seeds/pods, 1000-seed weight, haulms yield and seed yield) followed by HC+VC and HC+FYM. Lowest values were found in application of Nadep compost. HC when applied alone or in the combination with other composts resulted in better yield as compare to the remaining treatments.

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Saini, J. P., Raj, K., & Upadhyay, R. G. (2015). Effect of seed treatment and different composts on the performance of blackgram (Vigna mungo L.) under mid hill conditions of Himachal Pradesh. Environment Conservation Journal16(1/2), 9-12.

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2015.161202

Received: 15.02.2015

Revised: 25.04.2015

Accepted: 11.05.2015

First Online: 12.06. 2015

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2015.161202

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