The role of crop residues to meet the fertilizer shortage

Shanmugasundaram, V.S. and Arunachalam, N. and Ramaswami, C. and Gopalswamy, A. and Muthiah, N.D. and Morachan, Y.B. (1975) The role of crop residues to meet the fertilizer shortage. Madras Agricultural Journal, 62 (6). pp. 353-356.

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Stubble from fields of rice, sorghum, maize, sesame, cowpea, lucerne and finger, foxtail, sawa and broom-corn millets grown at Coimbatore was collected, washed, sun-dried and analysed for total N, P, K and OM content. Finger-millet [Eleusine coracana] stubble added more N (43 kg/ha) and P (3.7 kg/ha) than other crops. Rice added more K (25 kg/ha) and OM (1764 kg/ha) than other crops

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Department of Agronomy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Subjects: Plant Production
Plant Protection > Pesticides
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Mr B Krishnamurthy
Date Deposited: 17 May 2012 09:10
Last Modified: 17 May 2012 09:10

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