Effect of Climate Smart Nitrogen and Water Management Approaches on Growth and Yield of Sweet Corn

Nishith Das *

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751003, India.

Lalita Mohan Garnayak

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751003, India.

A. K. Patra

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751003, India.

R. K. Paikaray

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751003, India.

B. S. Rath

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751003, India.

S. N. Jena

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751003, India.

S. Biswal

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751003, India.

K. N. Mishra

Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, CA, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, India.

R. K. Panda

Department of Plant Physiology, CA, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, India.

Shubham Chhatria

Department of Agricultural Meteorology, CA, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, India.

Sabyasachi Sahoo

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751003, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

A field experiment was carried out for two consecutive years during 2020-21 and 2021-22 in the research farm of OUAT, Bhubaneswar. The experiment was conducted in a strip plot design having four each of climate smart water and nutrient management approaches replicated four times. All the growth attributes like plant height, LAI, dry matter production as well as the yield attributing characters were superior under EFI with mulch and INM treatments in water and nitrogen management approaches, respectively. Optimal irrigation practice i.e. each furrow irrigation (EFI) with mulch in sweet corn resulted in higher cob yield (27.64 t/ha) followed by EFI alone. Similarly, INM practices comprising of 75% STBNR + 25% N through FYM produced higher cob yield (30.91 t/ha) as compared to other N-management options and was closely followed by STBNR.

Keywords: EFI, AFI, BBF, RTNM, STBNR, INM, LAI


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Das, N., Garnayak, L. M., Patra , A. K., Paikaray , R. K., Rath , B. S., Jena , S. N., Biswal , S., Mishra , K. N., Panda , R. K., Chhatria , S., & Sahoo, S. (2022). Effect of Climate Smart Nitrogen and Water Management Approaches on Growth and Yield of Sweet Corn. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 12(12), 1886–1897. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2022/v12i121740

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