Effect of Foliar Application of Nano Urea on Growth and Yield of Maize (Zea mays L.): A Review

Jigyasa Ninama *

Department of Agronomy, SKRAU, Bikaner, India.

Rohit Rathore

Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

Vishvajeet Dattatray Jadhav

Department of Agronomy, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

Rajvardhan Mahadev Patil

Department of Agronomy, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

Krushna Mohanrao Solanke

Department of Plant Pathology, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

Udai Pal Singh

Department of Entomology, SKRAU, Bikaner, India.

Dilip Choudhary

Department of Agronomy, SKRAU, Bikaner, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


maize requires large amounts of nutrients for appropriate growth, production and yield, it is regarded as a crop that is nutrient-exhaustive. The nutrient requirements of the maize crop can be maintained with the use of effective nutrient management techniques. Nanotechnology is gradually making its way from the experimental to the useful realms, like the development of slow-release fertilizers, conditional release of pesticides and herbicides, on the basis of nanotechnology has become critically important for promoting the development of environment friendly and sustainable agriculture. Traditional fertilisation techniques may undergo a revolution thanks to the inherent features of nanoparticles, which enable improved nutrient absorption, precision distribution and greater bioavailability. The results, as evidenced by multiple studies, indicate significant improvements in growth parameters, seed production, and overall plant health.

Keywords: Nano urea, sustainable agriculture, Environment, maize

How to Cite

Ninama , J., Rathore , R., Jadhav , V. D., Patil , R. M., Solanke , K. M., Singh , U. P., & Choudhary , D. (2023). Effect of Foliar Application of Nano Urea on Growth and Yield of Maize (Zea mays L.): A Review. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 13(11), 989–992. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2023/v13i113247


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