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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(10): 1873-1878
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.710.215


Effect of Foliar Application of Micronutrients on Growth and Flowering of Floribunda Rose under Open Condition
Poornima1, P.M. Munikrishnappa1, S. Anil Kumar2, G.K. Seetharamu1 and Rajiv Kumar1
1Department of Floriculture and Landscape Architecture, 2Department of Soil Science, College of Horticulture, Bengaluru, University of Horticultural Sciences,Bagalkot 587 102, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

An experiment was carried out at College of Horticulture, UHS campus, Bengaluru during 2016-17. The experiment was laid out in a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) comprising of eight treatments and three replications. Treatment detail includes micronutrients viz., MgSO4, MnSO4, FeSO4, Boron, ZnSO4 and CuSO4 at different levels on growth, yield and quality of floribunda rose cv. Mirabalis. Results revealed that foliar application of T7- ZnSO4 (0.75%) + Boric acid (0.5%) + FeSO4 (1.5%) + MgSO4 (0.5%) + MnSO4 (1%) + CuSO4 (0.3%) at 210 days after pruning. Results revealed that increased in plant height (73.61 cm), plant spread (N-S direction) (64.00 cm), E-W direction (50.32 cm), number of shoots per plant (14.83), shoot length (61.27 cm), leaf chlorophyll content (51.22), more leaf area (3.61 cm2). Among flowering, yield and quality parameters, early bud initiation (28.60), early first flowering (37.58), flower diameter (4.23 cm), number of petals per flower (32.40), number of flowers per plant (116.98) and total yield per plant (0.73kg). However it was minimum in control.


Keywords: Rose, Micronutrients, Foliar spray, Growth and quality
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Poornima, S., P.M. Munikrishnappa, S. Anil Kumar, G.K. Seetharamu and Rajiv Kumar. 2018. Effect of Foliar Application of Micronutrients on Growth and Flowering of Floribunda Rose under Open Condition.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(10): 1873-1878. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.710.215