Effect of Sulphur Application on Yield, Nutrient Uptake and Quality of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

S. S. Hadole *

Department of Soil Science, Post Graduate Institute, Dr. PDKV, Akola, India.

P. A. Sarap

Department of Soil Science, Post Graduate Institute, Dr. PDKV, Akola, India.

Mayur Sarode

Department of Soil Science, Post Graduate Institute, Dr. PDKV, Akola, India.

Y. A. Reddy

Department of Soil Science, Post Graduate Institute, Dr. PDKV, Akola, India.

A. B. Aage

Department of Soil Science, Post Graduate Institute, Dr. PDKV, Akola, India.

S. D. Nandukar

Department of Soil Science, Post Graduate Institute, Dr. PDKV, Akola, India.

S.T. Dangore

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Dr. PDKV, Nagpur, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


A field experiment was conducted at Pulse Research Station in Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, Maharashtra from the period of Rabi 2020-21 to 2022-23 to study the effect of sulphur application on yield, Nutrient Uptake and quality of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). The experiment was laid out in Randomized block design (RBD) with 9 treatments and 3 replications. The study revealed that the application of sulphur application is significantly influenced the yield, Nutrient uptake and quality. The highest Grain yield in Kilograms per hectare (2418 kg ha-1) and straw yield (3016 kg ha-1) were recorded with the application of S @30 kg ha-1 through Bentonite sulphur along with Recommended dose of fertilizers and it was found significantly superior over all the treatments. Similarly maximum N, P, K, S and micronutrient uptake and improved quality were observed with application of @ 30 kg ha-1 through Bentonite sulphur along with Recommended dose of fertilizers followed by the treatment of application of S @ 30 kg ha-1 through Gypsum + RDF.

Keywords: Bentonite sulphur, chickpea, grain yield, gypsum, quality and uptake

How to Cite

Hadole , S. S., Sarap , P. A., Sarode , M., Reddy, Y. A., Aage , A. B., Nandukar, S. D., & Dangore , S. (2024). Effect of Sulphur Application on Yield, Nutrient Uptake and Quality of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 14(2), 106–120. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2024/v14i23934


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