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Effect of organic manures and Neem cake on Maize crop
Umesh Mogle
Department of Botany
JES., R. G. Bagdia Arts, S. B. Lakhotia Commerce and R. Bezonji Science College, Jalna (MS) India

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Abstract

Received: 01-03-2016
Revised: 05-06-2016
Accepted: 02-07-2016

To evaluate the effects of organic manures and neem cake on maize crop. The aerial biomass was collected from University campus. The aerial part was just cut into small pieces with the traditional iron cutter and incorporated in the plots, size 3x3 meters, at the rate of 14444.4 kg/ha. The highest C/N ratio was in the treatment of Gliricidia compost 34.63 followed by Azadirachta compost 22.70, 19.70 for green manure Gliricidia 13.80 for dry leaf powder of Azadirachta, 4.39 for Azadirachta green manure, 2.28 for dry leaf powder of Gliricidia, and lastly 1.71 ratio was in Neem cake. The plant height was highest in the treatments of dry leaf powder (DLPA) of Azadirachta 228 cm followed by green manure of Gliricidia (GMG) 216 cm, 210 cm for dry leaf powder of Gliricidia DLPG, 208 cm for compost of Azadirachta (COMA) and compost of Gliricidia (COMG) 210, (GMA) green manure of Azadirachta 204, 205 cm for chemical fertilizer urea (CFU), 168 cm for Neem cake and lowest in control 65cm. As the crop cultivated on different treatments and their fresh weight yield of vegetation, dry matter, Nitrogen content, crude protein and total reducing sugar all the results were statistically analysed by the  standard method of ‘analysis of variance’ and found statistically significant over control.It is interesting to note that the dry leaf powder treatment of Azadirachta leaves not only gives highest yield in fresh weight, dry matter and nitrogen but it gives highest percent increase in total reducing sugar content of the crop. The results show that introduce the bitter in the  soil and harvest the sweets from the crop.

Keywords:
Organic Manure, Neem cake, Maize crop, Grren manure, Gliricidia compost

 

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