International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2017)
To study effect of organic sources and pruning patterns on growth and yield of sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum var. Grossum) cv. Shalimar hybrid-2 under protected conditions
Author(s): Tariq A Bhat, KP Wani, AA Sheikh, F Mushtaq, Asif MR, Ejaz A and MS Dar
Abstract: An investigation was conducted in the plastic greenhouse at experimental field of the Division of Vegetable Science, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-Kashmir) during Kharif season 2013-14 to find out the most suitable organic source and pruning pattern for optimum growth, yield and quality of sweet pepper in Kashmir valley against four different nutrient treatments (S1 :Farmyard manure @ 2.5 kg m-2, S2: Vermicompost @ 0.5 kg m-2, S3: Sheep manure @ 1.65 kg m-2 and S4: Recommended fertilizer dose (20 t FYM + NPK @ 120:90:60 kg ha-1) under two pruning levels P1 : One shoot and P2: three shoot. The experiment was laid out in a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with three replications. Data with regards to main effect revealed that organic manures through vermicompost (S2) resulted in maximum plant height (117.18 cm). In case of pruning the maximum plant height (119.18 cm) were obtained with plants pruned to one shoot (P1). Most of the yield parameters also recorded higher values due to vermicompost (S2) e.g., total fruit yield (10. 25 kg m-2) while in case of pruning the maximum total fruit yield (8.92 kg m-2) was observed in plants pruned to three shoots..
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Tariq A Bhat, KP Wani, AA Sheikh, F Mushtaq, Asif MR, Ejaz A, MS Dar. To study effect of organic sources and pruning patterns on growth and yield of sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum var. Grossum) cv. Shalimar hybrid-2 under protected conditions. Int J Chem Stud 2017;5(4):93-96.