Influence of Boron and Molybdenum on Growth, Yield and Economics of Kabuli Chickpea (Cicer kabulium L.)

Shivam Prakash Padol *

Department of Agronomy, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

Umesha C.

Department of Agronomy, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

Ridhi Das Nayak

Department of Agronomy, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

V. Uday Kiran

Department of Agronomy, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


A Field experiment titled “Influence of Boron and Molybdenum on growth, yield and economics of Kabuli chickpea (Cicer kabulium L.)” was conducted during Rabi 2022-2023 at Crop Research Farm, Department of Agronomy, SHUATS, Prayagraj (U.P). The soil of experimental plot was sandy loam in texture, nearly neutral in soil reaction (pH 7.4), low in organic carbon (0.58%), available N (225 kg/ha), available P (32.30 kg/ha) and available K (350 kg/ha). The experiment was laid out in Randomized Block Design with ten treatments each replicated thrice. The result showed that growth parameters of Kabuli Chickpea viz., Higher plant height (68.49 cm), dry weight (24.34 g), number of nodules per plant (41.03) and the yield attributes namely pods per plant (14.29), seeds per pod (2.00), seed yield (3.29 t/ha), stover yield (3.36 t/ha) and harvest index (43.80%) were recorded significantly higher with application of treatment 9 Boron 2 kg/ha + Molybdenum 1.5 kg/ha. The higher net returns (122,782 INR/ha), gross return (165,977 INR/ha) and B:C ratio (2.84) was recorded with application of Boron 2 kg/ha + Molybdenum 1.5 kg/ha.

Keywords: Kabuli chickpea, boron, molybdenum, growth and yield

How to Cite

Padol, S. P., C., U., Nayak , R. D., & Kiran, V. U. (2023). Influence of Boron and Molybdenum on Growth, Yield and Economics of Kabuli Chickpea (Cicer kabulium L.). International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 13(10), 3015–3022.


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