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Title: Enhanced yield and nutritional quality in green gram (Phaseolus radiata L) treated with seaweed (Kappaphycus alvarezii) extract
Authors: Zodape, S T
Mukhopadhyay, Soumita
Eswaran, K
Reddy, M P
Chikara, J
Keywords: Green gram
Liquid seaweed extract
Nutritional quality
Issue Date: Jun-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: This study presents foliar application effect of Kappaphycus alvarezii (5-15%) extract on yield and seed quality of greengram at flowering stage. Application of K. alvarezii (conc. 10.0%) significantly increased seed yield (30.11%) compared to control,due to increase in yield of pods, weight of pods as well as seed yield per plant and 100 seed weight. This treatment also improvednutritional quality of seed as follows: protein, 19.43; carbohydrate, 5.17; P, 3.61; and Mo, 52.63%.
Description: 468-471
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.69(06) [June 2010]

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