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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 138-146
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.018


Aptitude of Vermicompost and Bio-fertilizers on Crop growth, yield and economics of Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.)
Bibhuti Bhusan Sahoo1*, Bibhuti Bhusan Dalei2, Amit Phonglosa3 and Niranjan Senapati4
1Regional Research and Technology Transfer Station (OUAT), Bhawanipatna, Kalahandi, Odisha-766001, India
2Regional Research and Technology Transfer Station (OUAT), Semiliguda, Koraput, Odisha-763002, India
3Directorate of Extension Education (OUAT), Bhubaneswar, Odisha-751003, India
4Centre for Pulses Research, Berhampur, Ganjam, Odisha-766110, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Field experiments were an attempt to assess the efficacy of vermicompost, biofertilizers along with inorganic nutrients in turmeric cv. Roma. In a randomized block design, ten treatments with variable recommended dose of fertilizer (60:30:90 kg N, P2O5, K2O ha-1) along with vermicompost @5 t ha-1 and biofertilizers (Azospirillum and Azotobacter @10 kg ha-1) were replicated thrice for the said evaluation. Significantly maximum rhizome yield of 219.2 q ha-1 was obtained with the application of 100% RDF along with vermicompost and bio-fertilizers followed by the application of 75% RDF along with vermicompost and bio-fertilizers with rhizome yield of 206.6 q ha-1. The combination of bio-fertilizers and vermicompost along with RDF express their supremacy over other nutrient combinations. Application of 100% RDF with vermicompost and bio-fertilizers was at par with the application of 75% RDF along with vermicompost and bio-fertilizers. Hence 25% of inorganic fertilizers can be replaced with the application of organic fertilizers.


Keywords: Azospirillum, Azotobacter, economics, turmeric
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Bibhuti Bhusan Sahoo, Bibhuti Bhusan Dalei, Amit Phonglosa and Niranjan Senapati. 2020. Aptitude of Vermicompost and Bio-fertilizers on Crop Growth, Yield and Economics of Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 138-146. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.018