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A field experiment was conducted at Central Crop Research Farm, Department of Agronomy, SHUATS, Prayagraj, (U.P.) during Zaid-2020 to study about the impact of Zinc levels and sowing dates on the crop Pearl Millet. The soil of experimental site was sandy loam in texture and nearly neutral in soil reaction. The experiment was laid out in randomized block design and having nine treatment consisted of sowing dates viz., D1 (Sowing date of April 24th), D2 (Sowing date of May 02nd), D3 (Sowing date of May 11th) and Zinc viz., Z1 (15 kg/ha), Z2 (20 kg/ha), Z3 (25 kg/ha) which were replicated thrice and the impact was observed on Pearl Millet crop. The result revealed that, application of Zinc at 25kg/ha with the sowing date of May 11th recorded significantly higher plant height (215.97 cm), Dry weight (110.87 g), number of leaves/plant (15.9), Test weight (7.73 g), Grain yield (2.42 t/ha), Stover yield (7.62), net returns ( 67,293) and B:C ratio (2.84)


dry weight pearl millet plant height sowing date yield Zinc

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Dwivedi, N., Umesha C., & Khan, W. (2021). Impact of Zinc levels and sowing dates on Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum L.). Environment Conservation Journal, 22(3), 79–84.


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