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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(8): 639-645
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.081


Growth and Quality Parameters of Popcorn (Zea mays var. Everta) as Influenced by Application of Potassium and Sulphur Levels
Pamu Swetha*, S.G. Savalia, Shalini Kumari and Dharmik Solanki
Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh - 362 001, Gujarat, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A field experiment was conducted during 2013-14 rabi season, at the Instructional Farm, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh to asses response of popcorn (Zea mays L. everta Sturt) to four levels each of potassium viz., 0, 30, 60 and 90 kg K2O ha-1 and sulphur viz., 0, 20, 40, 60 kg S ha-1. The results of different potassium and sulphur levels depicted that application of potassium @ 60 kg K2O ha-1 as well as sulphur @ 40 kg S ha-1 significantly increased the plant height, stem thickness, number of leaves per plant and crude protein content in seed.


Keywords: Rabi popcorn, Potassium levels, Sulphur levels, Growth parameters, Quality parameters.
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Pamu Swetha, S.G. Savalia, Shalini Kumari and Dharmik Solanki. 2017. Growth and Quality Parameters of Popcorn (Zea Mays var. Everta) as Influenced by Application of Potassium and Sulphur Levels.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(8): 639-645. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.081