Effect of Different Organic Manures on Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) Production in Central Region of Punjab, India

Umesh Kumar

Department of Agriculture, Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab-140406, India.

Sandeep Kumar Singh *

Department of Agriculture, Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab-140406, India.

K. K. Yadav

School of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering, IFTM University, Moradabad, U.P, India.

Kamlesh Kumari

Department of Agriculture, Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab-140406, India.

Vishavjot Mehmi

Department of Agriculture, Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab-140406, India.

Lovepreet Singh

Faculty of Agriculture, Tantiya University, Shri Ganganagar, Riico, Rajasthan 335002, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The present investigation was carried out at Experimental Farm of the Department of Agriculture, Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab, India during summer season, 2018. The experiment was laid out in a randomized block design (RBD) with three replications and fourteen treatments having basal dose of FYM @ 15 t ha-1 except in control. The present study was done to find out the effect of different levels of organic manures i.e. poultry manure and vermi-compost on the production of the chilli (Capsicum annuum L.).All the growth parameter i.e. plant height (cm), plant spread (cm), number of leaves plant-1, number of branches plant-1, days to 1st flowering, days to 50% flowering and yield attributes such as number of fruits plant-1, average fresh fruit weight (g), fruit length (mm), fruit breadth (mm), yield plant-1(g) were found maximum in treatment 12 (T12) which was carried out at 25% FYM+25% Poultry manure+50% Vermi-compostamong all the treatments which was statistically at par with treatment T14(50% Poultry manure+25% FYM+25% Vermi-compost) and T2 (RDF @ N-75, P-30, K-30 kg ha-1) in most of the attributes but the control (T0)shown the poor results in all the attributes. These results suggested that the optimum production of chilli can be obtained with application of 25% FYM+25% Poultry manure+50% Vermi-compost.

Keywords: Chilli, FYM, organic manures, poultry manure, vermicompost

How to Cite

Kumar, U., Singh, S. K., Yadav, K. K., Kumari , K., Mehmi, V., & Singh , L. (2024). Effect of Different Organic Manures on Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) Production in Central Region of Punjab, India. Asian Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 10(2), 250–260. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajsspn/2024/v10i2282


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