Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2020, Page: 120-122
Effect of Organic Manure on Growth of Linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) Under Poplar Tree Based Agroforestry System
Gyan Shri Kaushal, Department of Silviculture and Agroforestry, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, India
Rajiv Umrao, Department of Silviculture and Agroforestry, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, India
Received: Sep. 29, 2019;       Accepted: Nov. 7, 2019;       Published: Sep. 21, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20200805.13      View  48      Downloads  22
Abstract
A field experiment was conducted with linseed under Poplar during Rabi season of 2018 at crop Research Farm, Department of Silviculture & Agroforestry, SHUATS, Prayagraj, (U. P.). An approach to land use that incorporates trees into farming systems, and allows for the production of trees and crops or livestock from the same piece of land in order to obtain economic, ecological, environmental and cultural benefits. Fastgrowing energy plant and trees such as poplar are characterized by short-term growth and weight gain significantly exceeding the average growth of other plant during the growing period. Use of vermicompost for crop growth is in focus in recent researches, but the response to the application of vermicompost had been specific to each plant species and the stage of growth. Such as unbalance continuous application of limited fertilizers both in the amount and type may aggravate the depletion of other important nutrients such as K, Mg, Ca, S and micro-nutrients not supplied by the chemical fertilizer and may also lead to chemical soil degradation. The treatment comprised of FYM 100%, Control, VC 100%, FYM 50%, VC 50%, FYM 75%, VC 75%, FYM 125%, VC 125% under Poplar based Agroforestry. The experiment was laid out in Randomized Block Design (RBD). The result Showed that maximum plant height (cm), plant diameter (cm2) recorded at 30, 60, 90 and 120 DAT, capsule per plant, seed per capsule were recorded. The treatment (T11) with application of (FYM 125%) showed the significant superiority in giving the maximum plant height (58.41cm at 120 days), plant diameter (4.43cm2 at 120 days), capsule per plant (48.93 at 120 days), and seed per capsule 9.33. Poplar based Agroforestry system could be rank based on economic performance of linseed also recorded in treatment T11 (FYM 125%).
Keywords
Linseed, Growth Analysis, Poplar, Farm Yard Manure, Vermicompost
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Gyan Shri Kaushal, Rajiv Umrao, Effect of Organic Manure on Growth of Linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) Under Poplar Tree Based Agroforestry System, Journal of Plant Sciences. Vol. 8, No. 5, 2020, pp. 120-122. doi: 10.11648/j.jps.20200805.13
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