Yield and yield attributes of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) influenced by nitrogen and spacing levels

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Yield and yield attributes of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) influenced by nitrogen and spacing levels

Md. Ahasan Habib, Md. Shah Newaz Chowdhury, Tania Sultana, Toma Rani Saha
Int. J. Biosci.14( 4), 214-224, April 2019.
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Concerning the low yield potentiality of fenugreek in Bangladesh, an experiment was conducted at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh to evaluate the optimum rate of nitrogen fertilizer and spacing on yield and seed yield attributes of fenugreek during the period of November 2017 to March 2018. The two factorial experiment were laid out in Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with three replications. Different levels of nitrogen and spacing influenced significantly on most of the parameters. For nitrogen, N3; 120 kg Nha-1 performed the plant spread (26.14 cm), pod per plant (42.0), seed per pod (14.0), seed per plant (12.5 g) and seed yield (789 kg ha-1) .In case of spacing (s), plant spreading (22.65 cm), pod per plant (36.2), seed per pod (13.5), seed per plant (9.2 g) and seed yield (663.3 kg ha-1) obtained from S3; 30 cm × 10 cm. For combined effect plant spreading (27.06 cm2), pod plant-1 (43.3), seed pod-1 (15.1), weight of seed plant-1 (3.9 g), and seed yield (801.7 kg ha-1) were obtained from N3S3. So, it can be concluded that 120 kg Nha-1 with 30 cm × 10 cm was the best for growth and yield attributes of fenugreek. Its needs to conduct more experiments with Nitrogen and spacing whether can regulate the morphological characters, yield and seed yield attributes of fenugreek.


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