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Studies on fodder yielding and ratooning abilities of sorghum varieties as influenced by fertilizer levels

Studies on fodder yielding and ratooning abilities of sorghum varieties as influenced by fertilizer levels

Farming Systems 6(1-2): 8-13

In a field trial in the summer (irrigated) and kharif (rainfed) seasons of 1981 on clay soil at Dharwad, Karnataka, the effects of 50 kg N + 30 kg P + 20 kg K/ha or double or triple these amounts on main crop and ratoon crop fodder yields of sorghum Rio, Roma, Dale, RM 57-1, Annigeri-1 and J-set-3 were studied. Cultivar RM 57-1 gave the highest main crop dry fodder yield of 15.26 t/ha, whereas the highest ratoon crop and total dry fodder yields were obtained from Dale.

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