Sunil Kumar M. Martin Luther Vikram Kumar K. Hemalatha


A field experiment was conducted at Agricultural College Farm, Bapatla (Andhra Pradesh), study the effect of different sowing dates on the yield and quality of different varieties of clusterbean. The experiment was laid out in factorial randomized block design replicated thrice, six dates of sowing from 15th September to 1st December at fifteen days interval and two clusterbean varieties viz. RGC-936 and RGC-1003. Results revealed that growth parameters, yield attributes, yield (1568 kg ha-1) and quality parameters viz. gum content (31.6 %), protein content (30.1 %) and viscosity (3783 cP) were highest with RGC-1003 sown at 15thNovember, which was at par with 1st December sowing with same variety. The study results showed that the clusterbean crop can be grown successfully in non-traditional area as a rabi crop.


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Kumar, S., Luther, M. M., Kumar, V., & Hemalatha, K. (2017). Effect of dates of sowing and varieties on yield and quality of cluster bean (Cyamopsistetra gonoloba L.). Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 9(2), 1081–1084. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v9i2.1325
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