The present investigation entitled "Weed management studies in kharif Onion (Allium cepa
L.)" was conducted at Horticulture Complex, Dept. of Horticulture, Maharajpur, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa vidyalaya, Jabalpur (M.P.) during the year 2016-17. The treatments consisted of Ten combination of different agro input management practices viz., Oxyflurofen 23.5% EC + one hand weeding at 40-60 DAT (T1
), Oxyflurofen 23.5% EC + one hand weeding at 30 DAT + Quizalofop Ethyl 5% EC at 60 DAT (T2
), Pendimethalin 30% EC + one hand weeding at 30 DAT + Quizalofop Ethyl 5% EC at 60 DAT (T3
), Black Plastic Mulch (T4
), Organic Mulch- 6 t/ha (T5
), Weedy check (T6
), Silver Plastic Mulch (T7
), Organic Mulch- 9 t/ha (T8
), Organic Mulch- 12 t/ha (T9
), Weed free check (T10
), Significantly maximum 260.31 q/ha and 267.31q/ha marketable and total yield respectively was recorded under the treatment T4.
Whereas, the lowest 140.02 q/ha and 147.36 q/ha yield was observed in T6.
And minimum weed index was observed (-7.36%) in the treatment T4.
The highest bolters percentage (2.70%) was recorded in the treatment T6.
The highest (3.78%) value of doubles was recorded in the treatment T6.
the lowest doubles percentage 1.09% was recorded under the T10