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New fertilizer recommendation for irrigated wheat in Nigeria

V. Balasubramanian

New fertilizer recommendation for irrigated wheat in Nigeria

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Published by Institute for Agricultural Research, Samaru, Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementV. Balasubramanian, L. Singh, and J.L. Palmer.
SeriesSamaru miscellaneous paper ;, 107
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/01746 (S)
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1792061M
LC Control Number89189720

These three chapters, with the separate index of clone names given at the end of the book and containing nearly 1, entries, constitute a systematic treatment of the edible bananas that has long been needed and, subject to minor revisions as new knowledge accrues, seems certain to be good for many years to come. Diagnostic on-farm nutrient omission trials were conducted over two cropping seasons ( and ) to assess soil nutrients related constraints to maize yield in the northern Nigerian savanna agro-ecological zone and to quantify their variability. Two sets of trials were conducted side by side, one with an open pollinated maize variety (OPV) and the other one with a hybrid maize Cited by: Effect of Organic Nitrogen Fertilizer Source, Application Method, and Application Rate on Ammonia Volatilization from Drip Irrigated Lettuce. Sulc, R. M. Freeze Tolerance of Field Acclimated Winter Wheat Plants.   In the twentieth century, fertilizer use provided the most dramatic improvement. But fertilizer use is linked to water use. The more rain or irrigation that is applied, the more fertilizer the crops can utilize. World fertilizer use has actually dropped recently, as farmers have learned to apply it more precisely/5.


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New fertilizer recommendation for irrigated wheat in Nigeria by V. Balasubramanian Download PDF EPUB FB2

The guidelines for Maximum Economic Yield - Spring Wheat Production suggests split applications of nitrogen as follows: 40% pre-plant, 10% in starter, 25% at tillering (Zadoks Growth Stage ) and 25% at stem elongation (Zadoks Growth stage ). An additional nitrogen application of about kg/ha ( lb/ac) swollen boot (Zadoks.

Boost yields and reduce input costs by more efficiently and effectively applying fertilizer. This section covers the equipment, technology, and application methods for better nitrogen management. Healthy crops need to feed on N-P-and-K, but micronutrients are the key to unlocking hidden hunger and deficiencies in the plants.

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zones for rain-fed wheat production under alternative fertilizer application regimes. been reported for irrigated wheat in SSA, and the In northern Nigeria, wheat is grown in. The fertilizer recommendation for all irrigated rice in Nigeria has been20, and 36 kg ha –1 N, P and K, respectively, (Chude et al., ) or to24, and 48 kg ha –1 (Nwilene et al., ) with the assumption that the need for applied nutrients is constant over varieties, time and diverse agro‐ecological zones.

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Balasubramanian V and Singh L () Efficiency of fertilizer use under rainfed maize and irrigated wheat at Kadawa, Northern Nigeria Fertilizer Research 3: – Google Scholar 6.

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Tropical Pest Management. 33[4] Nigeria has abundant land and water resources to embark on irrigation schemes to ensure all year round rice production. Additional yield to annual rice production through dry season farming in in 10 pilot States of the country was found to be over 1 million metric tonnes.

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The Ninth Regional Wheat Workshop For Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. In Peshawar, Pakistan, the government gave farmers a 50kg bag of wheat seeds, a 50kg bag of fertilizer, and a 50kg bag of assorted vegetable seed, funded by the European Union to help them recover from the recent flood that destroyed their crops (“Government distributes,” ; “EU Firm,” ).

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The following table gives a general recommendation for fertilising maize with inorganic fertilisers: 3 to 5 t/ha 5 to 8 t/ha 8 to > 12 t/ha Type 3 t/ha Number of 50kg bags of fertiliser per ha Basal fertilizer 0 to 3 bags/ha 2 to 5 bags/ha 5 to 7 bags/ha 6 to 12 bags /ha (e.g.

) rainfall or irrigated conditions where management is File Size: KB. Wheat variety ‘Atta Habib’ was sown at seed rate of kg ha −1.

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This publication provides information that will assist producers in improving the profitability of tomato production, whether they are new. Note: Fertilizer grade mentioned at 3 & 4 are covered under NBS policy till Hegde and Gowda reported that the required application rate of NPK fertilizer depends on whether the conditions are wet or dry, with a higher rate of fertilizer required under irrigated conditions (, 50, 50 kg N, P 2 O 5, K 2 O) compared to dryland conditions (50,25 kg N, P 2 O 5, K 2 O) in order to achieve their respective yield Cited by:   AbstractEvaluation of genotypes under multiple environments is the prerequisite for the development of stable and superior genotypes for sustainable barley production and a changing climate.

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Abstract. Improving agricultural productivity to facing the fast growing food demands is the huge challenge of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Fertilizer is a powerful productivity-enhancing input, but farmers of SSA use only 5 to 9 kg ha −1 of fertilizer, ten time less than Latin America and Asia (50 and 80 kg ha −1, respectively).Rice (Oryza sativa) is one of the most Cited by: 1.

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Over the millennia, the. of irrigated areas, migration of youth to urban areas, climate The Africa Agriculture Status Report: Focus on Staple Crops developing appropriate fertilizer recommendation that File Size: 9MB.

In the post independence period, the most important challenge in India has been to produce enough food for the growing population. Hence, high-yielding varieties are being used with infusion of irrigation water, fertilizers, or pesticides. This combination of high-yielding production technology has helped the country develop a food surplus as well as contributing to concerns Cited by: Regional trends in irrigated area and fertilizer consumption from to Data were downloaded from FAOSTAT (4).

FAOSTAT reports fertilizer data for − separately from the more recent (−) data. Data was harmonized by calibrating the historical data to match more recent data based on the ratio between the two in Cited by: Using this decision support system, we generated a variable-rate fertilizer recommendation recipe for a acre wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) field with the goal of optimum economic return, not maximum yield.

The field was split into blocks, alternately fertilized with the variable-rate recipe and with the uniform application method used by the. experience of using fertilizer, farmers in Pakistan's irrigated areas still exhibit wide variation in fertilizer doses in a given area.

Taking cross-sectional data the CV has fallen from over % in an area where fertilizer was only recently introduced, to % in the irrigated Punjab. By contrast the CVs for fertilizer use on wheat in three.The grade of a fertilizer is a series of three numbers such as that Learn about the best grass fertilizer for new lawns and not so Fall feedings are certainly the best as it helps the grass to store more carbohydrates which allows your cool season grass to survive the harsh winter dormancy how to use compost tea in hydroponics low.Practices are understood broadly as ways of doing things, for example, precision farming, tillage, and fertilization; these are all CSA practices.

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