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Effect of polythene and organic mulching under different levels of manuring practices of growth and yield of okra Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench

Bandyopadhyay, S.; Chakraborty, T.; Poddar, P.

Environment and Ecology 19(2): 261-264

2001


ISSN/ISBN: 0970-0420
Accession: 003732969

Okra Parbhani Kranti plants were subjected to different mulching (using green leaves of Antigonon leptopus or polyethylene sheets) and fertilizer treatments (oilseed cake and/or NPK at 25:25:25 or 50:25:25) in a field experiment conducted in India during the kharif season The highest pod yield (171.92 q/ha), cost:benefit ratio (4.86) and growth attributing characters were observed with 10 t FYM/ha + 50:25:25 kg NPK/ha under the green leaves of A. leptopus.

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