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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 7, Special Issue 6 (2019)
Effect of nutrient loaded Nano clay polymer composites on growth and yield of soybean


Author(s): Alka Rajoria, MP Jain, Jitendra Singh, Hirdayram Nagar and AK Vishwakarma

Abstract: An experiment was conducted under “All India Co-ordinated Research Project” (AICRP) for Dry land Agriculture, College of Agriculture, Indore, M.P. during Kharif- 2016 with soybean crop variety JS (95-60) in randomized block design (RBD) with three replications each having twelve treatments including control. There were twelve treatments formulated for the experiment which includes control, 75% RDF (15:45:15 kg NPK ha-1), 100% RDF (20:60:20 kg NPK ha-1) and three different doses (5.0, 7.5 and 10.0 kg ha-1 of nutrient (S, Zn & Mo) by calcium sulphate, zinc oxide and ammonium molybdate loaded NCPC + 75% of RDF. The application of higher dose of nutrient loaded Nano Clay Polymer Composites (NCPC), recorded higher seed yield T9– 75% of RDF + NCPC + S @ 10 kg ha-1 (1478 kg ha-1) followed by treatment T12–75% of RDF + NCPC + Mo @ 10 kg ha-1(1476 kg ha-1) and T6-75% of RDF+NCPC+ Zn @ 10 kg ha-1(1472 kg ha-1). The increased% of seed yield due to above treatments were 10.77 10.63 and 10.36% as compared to 100% of RDF. The application of nutrient loaded NCPC recorded significantly higher leaf area index (LAI), plant dry weight, number of branches plant-1, relative water content% (RWC), leaf water loss (LWL), seed index, root weight density and seed yield of soybean.

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Alka Rajoria, MP Jain, Jitendra Singh, Hirdayram Nagar and AK Vishwakarma. Effect of nutrient loaded Nano clay polymer composites on growth and yield of soybean. International Journal of Chemical Studies. 2019; 7(6): 49-52.
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