Vol. 3, Issue 6 (2016)
Impact of different levels of Phosphorus, Sulphur and FYM on soil properties, yield attributes and nutrient uptake by carrot (Daucus carota L.) cv. Deep red
Author(s): Shiny Oshin Ch. Marak, Tarence Thomas, Smriti Rao
Abstract: The carrot (Daucus carota L.) Cv. Deep red crop is grown worldwide and used as fresh vegetables. Carrot requires favourable to organic and inorganic fertilizers. An experiment was carried out at Central Research Farm of Soil Science, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture & Sciences, Allahabad, during winter season of 2015-2016 to know the “Impact of different levels of Phosphorus, Sulphur and FYM on soil properties, yield attributes and nutrient uptake by carrot (Daucus carota L.)”. cv. Deep red”. The experiment was laid out in Randomised Block Design (RBD) with three replicates for each treatment. Each plot size was of 4m². The crop was applied with recommended dose of fertilizer i.e., N.P and K. Application of organic manure i.e., Farm Yard Manure and inorganic fertilizers i.e., SSP for P and Sulphur powder was available for S has significantly Influenced the growth and yield of carrot. Based on the above research work, it is concluded that application of phosphorus @ 40 kg/ ha(100%) + Sulphur @ 44 kg/ha(100%) followed by FYM @ 15 & 10 t/ha (100% & 50%) i.e., the treatment T9(RDF 100% +FYM 10 t /ha) and T8(RDF 100% +FYM 05 t /ha) was found more beneficial and significantly improved growth parameters and root yield of Carrot grown under Allahabad Agro-climatic conditions. This treatment also showed maximum gross return, net return and benefit: cost ratio i.e. (1: 4.02) respectively. These findings are based on one year research trial to sustains more work to be needed for the same.