Growth promoting effect of carbofuron on Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench

Nayeem, K.A. (1979) Growth promoting effect of carbofuron on Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench. Journal of Maharashtra Agricultural Universities, 4 (1). pp. 119-120.

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Field-plot studies at Parbhani, India, with 5 sorghum cultivars showed that carbofuran, an insecticide that gives effective control of shootfly [Atherigona soccata Rond.], has a hormonal effect on the vegetative growth of the crop. Treated plants flowered 3-4 days earlier and had higher yields than untreated ones.ADDITIONAL ABSTRACT:Carbofuron, used for treating sorghum seed against shoot fly [Atherigona soccata] incidence, increased germination vigour, plant ht. dry wt. of plants and panicles and grains/panicle and accelerated flowering by 3-4 days, compared with plants well protected from shoot fly by applying endrin

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Sorghum Research Station, Parbhani, India
Subjects: Plant Production
Plant Protection
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2012 10:17
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2012 10:17

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