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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Response of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) varieties to under Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh

Author(s):

Kalusingh Damoar, Dr. RK Sharma and Pankaj Maida

Abstract:
A research trial was carried out during Kharif, 2018 at Experimental Field at Department of Vegetable Science, College of Horticulture, Mandsaur is situated in Malwa Plateau in Western part of Madhya Pradesh. The treatments consisting of eight variety: V1 (Pusa Sukomal) V2 (Arka Garima) V3 (Kashi Gauri) V4 (Kashi Shyamal) V5 (Kashi Kanchan) V6 (Kashi Nidhi) V7 (Kashi Unnati) V8 (Arka Suman) and space S1 (45 x 15 cm) S2 (30 x 15 cm). The design of experiment was Factorial Randomized Block Design The results of the study indicated that out of the varieties tried, the cowpea produced Maximum Plant height 114.13(cm), Number of leaves per plant (69.9), Number of branches per plant (5.73), SPAD value (54.18), Fresh weight of plant (158.33 g), Days to first flower appearance (51.50 days), Days to 50 % flowering (51.50 days), Number of pods per plant 22.97), Pod length (3028 cm), Average Pod weight (8.72 g), Pod yield/plant (125.15 g), Pod yield (229.52 q/ha), Protein content (3.10%), Fiber content (0.97 %). Based on the experimental findings it was concluded that variety V2 (Arka garima) be recommended as best variety under the Western Malwa Plateau condition of Madhya Pradesh.

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How to cite this article:
Kalusingh Damoar, Dr. RK Sharma and Pankaj Maida. Response of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) varieties to under Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2):1749-1753.

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