Effect of Different Nutrient Combinations on Quality of Sweet Corn (Zea mays L. Var. Saccharata.)

Parne Shyam Sundar Reddy *

Department Agronomy, Post Graduate Institute, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri, Ahemednagar, Maharashtra, 413722, India.

Kolse R. H

Department Agronomy, Post Graduate Institute, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri, Ahemednagar, Maharashtra, 413722, India.

Ugale N. S

Department of Statistics, Post Graduate Institute, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri, Ahemednagar, Maharashtra, 413722, India.

Shelke S. R

Department of Statistics, Post Graduate Institute, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri, Ahemednagar, Maharashtra, 413722, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

A field experiment was conducted at Post Graduate Instructional Farm, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, India, during Rabi season 2020. The trial was laid out in Randomised Block Design with nine treatments replicated thrice. The soil of the experimental plot was clay loamy, medium in available nitrogen, medium in available phosphorus, and high in available potassium. The sowing was done on 24 November 2020. The general recommended dose of fertiliser applied was 120:60:40 N: P2O5: K2O kg ha-1+ 10 t FYM ha-1. Application of 125% general recommended dose of fertiliser along with a foliar spray of 2% 19:19:19 NPK at 30 and 45 DAS recorded significantly higher crude protein content in cob and stover (11.12%, 5.18%), Protein Yield (1878 kg ha-1).

Keywords: Sweet corn, foliar spray, season, fertiliser


How to Cite

Reddy, P. S. S., Kolse R. H, Ugale N. S, & Shelke S. R. (2024). Effect of Different Nutrient Combinations on Quality of Sweet Corn (Zea mays L. Var. Saccharata.). Asian Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 10(2), 455–459. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajsspn/2024/v10i2302

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