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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(2): 3803-3809
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.702.450


Impact of Azotobacter and Inorganic Fertilizers on Yield Attributes of Tomato
Zahoor Ahmad Baba1, Sheikh Tahir2, Fozia Shafiq Wani3*, Burhan Hamid1, Mudasir Nazir1 and Basharat Hamid1
1Biofertilizer Research laboratory, Division of Basic Science and Humanities, Wadura, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Kashmir, FOA Sopore-193 201, India 2Division of Agronomy, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, FOA Sopore-193 201, India 3Division of Soil Science, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Shalimar, Srinagar -190025, Jammu & Kashmir, India
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Abstract:

A field experiment was carried out at farmers’ fields in village wadura (Sopore) of district Baramulla J&K during kharif 2013 and 2014 to study the effect of AZOPHOS and Inorganic fertilizers on growth and yield of Tomato cv. “SHALIMAR-1”. The treatments comprised of 3 levels of biofertilizers (control, PSB, VAM) in combination with 4 levels of inorganic fertilizers [0, 25, 50 and 100% recommended dose of fertilizers (RDF) N and P] laid out in a randomized complete block design with each treatment replicated three times. Maximum plant height (207.86 cm), fruit yield (1.50 Kg plant-1), No. of Branches (11.18 plant-1) and Nitrogen in fruit (0.32 %) were recorded in treatment Azotobacter-3 + PSB (PS6) +100% NPK. The use of Azotobacter and PSB in combination with various inorganic levels of fertilizer over control increased the nitrogen content in fruit over control. Maximum nitrogen content (%) in fruit (0.32%) was observed in treatment combination of Azotobacter-3 + PSB (PS6) +100% NPK.


Keywords: Growth, Nitrogen, Azotobacter, Tomato, Yield
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Zahoor Ahmad Baba, Sheikh Tahir, Fozia Shafiq Wani, Burhan Hamid, Mudasir Nazir and Basharat Hamid. 2018. Impact of Azotobacter and Inorganic Fertilizers on Yield Attributes of Tomato.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(2): 3803-3809. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.702.450