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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)
Need based nitrogen management using leaf colour chart for rice in Balaghat district Madhya Pradesh
Author(s): Rameshwar Prasad Ahirwar and Sunil Kumar Jatav
Abstract: The present study was conducted in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh. The front line demonstrations on rice crop conducted by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Badgaon, Balaghat during the last two years 2017 to 2018. The study was conducted to compare the farmer’s practices of application of nitrogen fertilizer with N fertilizer application as per leaf colour chart. The N fertilizer application as leaf colour chart recorded superior in growth and yield traits as compared to farmer’s practices. The grain yield was recorded 53.15 q/ha and net income and Benefit: Cost ration recorded Rs. 43597/- per ha and 1:2.01 on pooled basis in N application as per LCC. The N save over farmer practices was recorded 25.50 per cent. Leaf colour chart is tool that can help farmers improve their decision-making process in nitrogen management.
How to cite this article:
Rameshwar Prasad Ahirwar and Sunil Kumar Jatav. Need based nitrogen management using leaf colour chart for rice in Balaghat district Madhya Pradesh. 2021; 10(1S): 28-30.