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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(9): 3614-3622
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.444


Effect of Biofertilizers, Levels of Nitrogen and Zinc on Growth and Yield of Hybrid Maize (Zea mays L.)
Evangeline Marngar* and Joy Dawson
Department of Agronomy, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad 211007, U.P., India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The experiment consisted of three levels of nitrogen (90,120 and 150 kg ha-1) with basal application of P2O5 and K2O each at 60 kg ha-1 and zinc at 15kg ha-1 (basal application) or 0.5% ZnSO4 (foliar spray) and inoculated with Azotobacter or Azospirillum. Highest number of cobs plant-1, plant height, dry weight, grains cob-1 and grain yield was recorded in the plots treated with 150 kg ha-1 N + 15 kg ZnSO4 basal along with seed inoculation with Azospirillum 20 g per kg seeds.


Keywords: Nitrogen, zinc, Azotobacter, Azospirillum
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Evangeline Marngar and Joy Dawson. 2017. Effect of Biofertilizers, Levels of Nitrogen and Zinc on Growth and Yield of Hybrid Maize (Zea mays L.).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(9): 3614-3622. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.444