Potassium fertilizers for increased crop production

Raychaudhuri, S.P. (1976) Potassium fertilizers for increased crop production. Bulletin, Indian Society of Soil Science, 10. pp. 306-316.

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The response to applied K was medium to high, depending on soil type and available K contents, in rice, wheat, jowar [sorghum], bajra [Pennisetum americanum], maize and potatoes grown in different regions of India. The recovery of applied K by a crop was much lower when applied broadcast than when applied in bands in a high K-fixing soil and was higher when applied in 2-3 split dressings than in a single basal dressing depending on soil texture and nature of the clay minerals. Data on K uptake by rice, wheat, barley, maize, potatoes, peas, groundnuts, cotton, tobacco and cassava are given

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Shriram Khad Programme, 16B Gangaram Hospital Marg, New Delhi, India.
Subjects: Plant Production
Plant Protection
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Mr B Krishnamurthy
Date Deposited: 17 May 2012 13:50
Last Modified: 17 May 2012 13:50
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/5401

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