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Applied Biological Research
Year : 2006, Volume : 8, Issue : 1&2
First page : ( 15) Last page : ( 18)
Print ISSN : 0972-0979.

Effect of micronutrients on growth and yield of cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata L.)

Kanujia S. P., Ahmed N., Chattoo M. A., Jabeen Nayeema, Naryan S.

Division of Olericulture, S.K. University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Shalimar, Srinagar (J&K) - 191 121

Received:  31  October,  2003; Accepted:  25  January,  2006.


A field experiment to ascertain the effect of micronutrients (boron, manganese, iron, copper, molybdenum and zinc) on growth and yield of cabbage var. ‘Golden Acre’ was conducted during rabi 2001 and kharif 2002. The study revealed that the foliar application of Zn @ 100 ppm gave maximum plant height during both the seasons, whereas maximum values for plant spread, number of non-wrapper leaves, head diameter, head weight and head yield were recorded with foliar application of mixture of all nutrients @ 100 ppm during both the seasons followed by multiplex.


Key words

Cabbage, growth, micronutrients, multiplex, yield.


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