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Effect of sowing time, method of sowing and seed rate on yield and oil quality of niger (Guizotia abyssinica)

Talathi, M.S.; Patil, B.P.; Khadse, R.R.; Chavan, S.A.; Zagade, M.V.

Journal of Agrometeorology 9(1): 104-107

2007


ISSN/ISBN: 0972-1665
Accession: 015630119

The optimum sowing time, method of sowing, and sowing rate for niger (G. abyssinica IGP-76) were studied in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India. Seed (3.41 quintal ha-1) and stalk (18.80 quintal ha-1) yields were higher with sowing on 26 meteorological week or MW (from 25 June to 1 July) than with sowing in 24 (11-17 June) or 28 (19-15 July) standard meteorological week (SMW).

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