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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Issue 1 (2021)

Foliar and bunch nutrition studies on yield and economics of banana (Musa paradisiaca L.) cv. Rajapuri

Author(s):

Nethravathi BC, Kantharaju V, Anil I Sabarad, Manukumar HR and K Ramachandra Naik

Abstract:
The present study entitled “Foliar and bunch nutrition studies on yield and economics of banana (Musa paradisiaca L.) cv. Rajapuri” was carried at ICAR-AICRP on Fruits, Kittur Rani Channamma College of Horticulture, Arabhavi, Belagavi district, Karnataka during the year 2019-2020. The experiment was laid out in randomized complete block design with eight treatments with three replications. Among the different treatments, the treatment T1 (Foliar spray of 2% SOP and 1% of urea at 6, 7, 8 months after planting followed by bunch spray of 2% SOP and 1% Urea after denavelling and one month after denavelling) significantly improved the finger weight (113.30 g), finger length (13.71 cm), finger girth (12.35 cm), weight of third hand (1.71 kg), number of hands per bunch (9.01), bunch length (53.16 cm), bunch width (41.43 cm), bunch weight (15.30 kg), yield per hactare (47.21 t/ha) and B:C ratio (2.61:1) over control (T8).

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How to cite this article:
Nethravathi BC, Kantharaju V, Anil I Sabarad, Manukumar HR and K Ramachandra Naik. Foliar and bunch nutrition studies on yield and economics of banana (Musa paradisiaca L.) cv. Rajapuri. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(1):777-783.

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