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The present study was carried out during Kharif, 2020 at Crop Research Farm, Department of Agronomy, SHUATS, Prayagraj to determine the effect of phosphorus and biofertilizers on growth and yield of Mothbean (Vigna aconitifolia (Jacq.) Marechal). The experiment was set up in Randomized Block Design, consisting of 10 treatments replicated three times. The RMO 40 variety of Mothbean was sown in June, 2020.The results of the field experiment propound that application of 30 kg P/ha and seed inoculation by Rhizobia and Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria significantly increased the growth parameters of mothbean viz., plant height (21.09 cm), branches per plant (6.53), nodules per plant (16.93), dry weight (5.481 g), crop growth rate (5.37 g/m2/day). This treatment also showed its positive effect on number of pods (20.40), number of seeds (3.87), test weight (22.06 g) and seed yield (452.88 kg/ha) of the crop.

Keywords

Bio-fertilizers Growth Parameters Phosphate Solublising Bacteria (PSB) Phosphorus Rhizobia

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Nawhal, A., & C., U. (2022). Effect of phosphorus and biofertilizers on growth and yield of Mothbean (Vigna aconitifolia (Jacq.) Marechal) in Prayagraj conditions. Environment Conservation Journal, 23(1&2), 94–98. https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.021792-2111

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