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Journal of Agronomy
  Year: 2007 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 476-479
DOI: 10.3923/ja.2007.476.479
 
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Assessment of Grain Yield Potential of Mungbean in Shivalik Foothills of India

Anil Kumar and Reena

Abstract:
Several experiments were conducted during 2001-04 to select high yielding biotic stress resistant variety of mungbean, that is responsive to the various production factors, under rainfed conditions of Pulses Research Sub-Station, Samba. Station selection, SMS-1 proved superior to the check varieties, PDM-54 and ML-131 with respect to grain yield and reaction to yellow mosaic virus and Cercospora leaf spot. Performance assessment of SMS-1 in on farm trials during 2003 also showed its superiority over the local check variety, ML-131. Further, the entry gave better response to the various production factors viz., fertilizer application, weed control and plant protection measures in comparison to the local variety, ML-131. Yield was highest (1042.0 kg ha-1) in the treatment where all the production factors were clubbed. Percent defoliation by general defoliators showed a significant decrease with improved variety or application of plant protection measures.
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How to cite this article:

Anil Kumar and Reena , 2007. Assessment of Grain Yield Potential of Mungbean in Shivalik Foothills of India. Journal of Agronomy, 6: 476-479.

DOI: 10.3923/ja.2007.476.479

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ja.2007.476.479

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