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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Scientific package of practices on sweetcorn cultivation

Author(s):
Rahul Dev Behera, Prarthana Mohanty, Pratichee Mohapatra, Sandeepta Nayak, Sarthak Pattanayak, Jayaprakash Narayan Nayak and Anindita Roy
Abstract:
A field experiment was conducted at village Kuhimunda, Bhoipali and Brahmanidunguri of Bolangir district to study the “scientific package of practices on sweetcorn cultivation” in western central table land zone of Odisha during rabi 2020-21 under Biotech-Kisan Project of OUAT, Bhubaneswar. The sweetcorn variety Misthi taken as recommended practice (RP) under demonstration programme. This variety was compared with farmers practice (FP) as local grain maize. The recommended practice Misthi produced significantly higher grain cob yield (121 q/ha) compared with local maize (98 q/ha). The recommended practice was 23% increase in yield over farmers’ practice. The misthi given higher Economic net return of Rs. 1,69,100/- compared to maize Rs. 58260/- with B:C ratio from 2.8 (FP) to 2.0. (RP). The diameter and length of cob was highest in RP (13.9 cm, 16 cm) compared to FP (10.2 cm, 12 cm).
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How to cite this article:
Rahul Dev Behera, Prarthana Mohanty, Pratichee Mohapatra, Sandeepta Nayak, Sarthak Pattanayak, Jayaprakash Narayan Nayak and Anindita Roy. Scientific package of practices on sweetcorn cultivation. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 408-409.

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