Effect of Organic Sources on Properties of Soil on the Cultivation of Greengram (Vigna radiate L.) in Sandy Loam Soil of Middle Gujrat Region

Lakshman *

Department of Agronomy, B.A.C.A., Anand Agricultural University, Anand, 388110, Gujarat, India and Department of Agronomy, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, 208002, Uttar Pradesh, India.

C.H. Raval

Department of NRM, College of Horticulture, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, 388110, Gujarat, India.

H. K. Patel

Department of Agronomy, B.A.C.A., Anand Agricultural University, Anand, 388110, Gujarat, India.

Suwa Lal Yadav

Department of Soil Science and Agriculture Chemistry, B.A.C.A. Anand Agricultural University, Anand, 388110 Gujarat, India.

Devilal Birla

Department of Agronomy, B.A.C.A., Anand Agricultural University, Anand, 388110, Gujarat, India.

Priyanka Choudhary

Department of Soil Science, PG College of Agriculture, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Samastipur, 848125, Bihar, India.

Manju Choudhary

College of Agriculture Lalsot Duasa, Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner, 303329 Rajasthan, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Background: The organic manures (FYN, Vermicompost and Castor cake) has potential to play the role in promoting growth and providing immunity in the plant system, resulting in increase overall yields and improve soil fertility. Hence, the present study was carried out to assess the fertilization effect of organic sources on available nutrients (N, P2O5, K2O), microbial count, organic carbon, EC, pH of soil after cultivation of greengram.

Methods: During semi rabi season 2021, a field experiment was undertaken at the Agronomy Farm, B. A. College of Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat, comprising ten nutrient management strategies, laid out in a randomised complete block design with three replications.

Results: Application of 100% Nitrgen through FYM in greengram resulted in significantly higher available nitrogen and organic carbon of soil while significantly higher microbial count found under the application of 75% N through FYM + ST (5ml/kg seed) of Rhizobium + Bio NPK consortium 1L/ha to others.

Keywords: Greengram, organic sources, yield, soil fertility, nutrient stress


How to Cite

Lakshman, C.H. Raval, H. K. Patel, Suwa Lal Yadav, Devilal Birla, Priyanka Choudhary, and Manju Choudhary. 2024. “Effect of Organic Sources on Properties of Soil on the Cultivation of Greengram (Vigna Radiate L.) in Sandy Loam Soil of Middle Gujrat Region”. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change 14 (7):76-82. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2024/v14i74253.

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