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B. C. Shivakumar A. C. Girish Balakrishna Gowda G. C. Vijaya Kumar A. P. Mallikarjuna Gowda M. N. Thimmegowda

Abstract

A field experiment conducted at Bio-fuel park, Agricultural Research Station, Madenur, Hassan in Kharif season of 2009 to asses the performance of finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) under different organic manure treatment consisting of four treatments viz., recommended FYM and NPK through inorganic fertilizers as control, Pongamia, Mahua and Neem cake with 5 replications laid in randomized complete block design. The results revealed that application of recommended FYM along with neem cake equivalent to 100% recommended N performed
better in respect of finger millet productivity and maintenance of soil fertility followed by recommended FYM with 100% NPK through fertilizers. Nutrient supplementation with different oilcakes proved superior in respect of soil sustainability.

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Keywords

Finger millet, Oilcakes, Pongamia, Mahua, Neem

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Shivakumar, B. C., Girish, A. C., Gowda, B., Kumar, G. C. V., Gowda, A. P. M., & Thimmegowda, M. N. (2011). Influence of Pongamia, Mahua and Neem cakes on finger millet productivity and soil fertility. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 3(2), 274-276. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v3i2.195
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