EFFECT OF FOLIAR APPLICATION OF UREA ON VEGETATIVE GROWTH OF GLADIOLUS CV. AMERICAN BEAUTY

M. JAMWAL, A. M. PARMAR, R. L. MISHRA, D. B. SINGH

Abstract


The present investigation was undertaken in the Department of Horticulture, Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Naini, Allahabad during the winter season of 1998-99 in a randomized block design with sixteen treatments replicated three times. The number of shoots per plant increased significantly with increasing number of sprays of urea (2%). Delayed spray of urea decreased number of leaves per plant. Leaf area per plant increased significantly with increasing number of sprays. The number and weight of corms and cormels produced per plant decreased with increasing frequency of urea. Propagation coeffecient significantly decreased with increasing number of spray treatments of urea.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/arspa.v67i3-4.2979



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