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Journal of Agronomy
  Year: 2010 | Volume: 9 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 163-168
DOI: 10.3923/ja.2010.163.168
 
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Effect of Bio-fertilizer Inoculations on Growth and Yield of Dwarf Field Pea (Pisum sativum L.) in Conjunction with Different Doses of Chemical Fertilizers

A. Mishra, K. Prasad and Geeta Rai

Abstract:
A field experiment was conducted during two consecutive Rabi seasons of 2007 and 2008 to study the effect of bio-fertilizers in conjunction with inorganic fertilizers on growth and yield of dwarf field pea (cv. Jai) at Oil Seed Research Farm, Kalyanpur in C.S.A. University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur. The experiment was laid out in split plot design with three replications in sandy loam soil. The experiment comprised 32 treatment combinations of four levels of fertility (Control, 50, 75 and 100% RDF) and eight bio-fertilizer treatments (Control, Rhizobium, PSB, PGPR, Rhizobium+PSB, Rhizobium+PGPR, PSB+PGPR and Rhizobium +PSB+PGPR). Results indicated that the combined application of 100% RDF and seed inoculation with Rhizobium+PSB+PGPR improved all the growth; yield attributes and yields of field pea. Fresh and dry weight plant-1, nodules number and dry weight plant-1 were found significantly maximum. Number of grains pod-1, number and weight of pods plant-1 at maturity attributed significantly in increasing the grain yield of field pea up to 31.00 q ha-1 and net return up to Rs.26187 ha-1 with the application of 100% DRF and seed inoculation of Rhizobium + PSB + PGPR, yield was 10.96 and 11.93% higher over co-inoculation of Rhizobium + PSB + PGPR (27.60 q ha-1) and 100% RDF (27.30 q ha-1) application. Thus, it can be recommended that to obtain the maximum grain yield and net profit from dwarf field pea, seed should be inoculated with Rhizobium + PSB + PGPR and crop should be fertilized with 100% recommended dose of fertilizer.
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How to cite this article:

A. Mishra, K. Prasad and Geeta Rai, 2010. Effect of Bio-fertilizer Inoculations on Growth and Yield of Dwarf Field Pea (Pisum sativum L.) in Conjunction with Different Doses of Chemical Fertilizers. Journal of Agronomy, 9: 163-168.

DOI: 10.3923/ja.2010.163.168

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ja.2010.163.168

COMMENTS
22 October, 2010
kamal kumar pande:
really its papaer that will lead the research towards conjugant effest of chemical and bio fertilizers. this will help to enhance yield and improve soil health
10 December, 2010
Dr. Akhillesh Mishra:

Dear, Kamal Kumar Pande ji I am happy to know that you have pay attention towards my research article and found helpful to enhance the grain yield and soil health. I hope that research work will become helpful for researcher's as well as to the farmers. I want to pay my sincere thanks to you to encourage me through your appreciating comment about the research work. Thanking you Dr. Akhilesh Mishra

09 February, 2011
Ítalo Herbert Lucena Cavalcante:
Congratulations for this important article. In the scientific literature it is not so commonn to find articles with biofertilizers. I have worked with biofertilizers with other crops such as yellow passion fruit and papaya.
10 February, 2011
Dr Akhilesh Mishra:

Thanks dear Ítalo Herbert Lucena Cavalcante, I am very happy that you read my article sincerely and found beneficial for other research workers engaged with bio-fertilizers research. I also want to know more about your research work. thanks again for appreciating comment....

19 February, 2014
sejal chauhan:
Its good for my research in topic PSB activities thanks sir
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