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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 5 (2017)

Economics of seed production in carrot as influenced by spacing, steckling size and umbel order

Author(s):

Ashutosh Kumar, Baseerat Afroza, Syed Berjees Zehra, Nighat Mushtaq and Mehraj-u-din Shah

Abstract:
The present study was carried out at UTP, Habak, Division of Vegetable Science, SKUAST-Kashmir during 2013-14 to standardize the mother root size, spacing and umbel order to improve seed production in carrot for maximizing economic returns. The economics of different inputs and returns for carrot seed crop under different treatment combinations was worked out to find the most economical treatment combination. Maximum net returns of Rs. 1236812.76 ha-1were recorded with the use of small steckling size i.e. Z4 (75-100 g) and closest spacing i.e. S1 (60 cm × 30 cm) with benefit cost ratio of 5.26.

Pages: 1139-1141  |  769 Views  36 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Ashutosh Kumar, Baseerat Afroza, Syed Berjees Zehra, Nighat Mushtaq and Mehraj-u-din Shah. Economics of seed production in carrot as influenced by spacing, steckling size and umbel order. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(5):1139-1141.