Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019, Page: 21-24
Evaluation of Different Blended Fertilizers Types and Rates for Better Production of Wheat at Angecha Woreda
Yehuala Alemneh, Natural Resource Management Directorate, Southern Agricultural Research Institution, Areka Agricultural Research Center, Wolayta, Ethiopia
Tsadiku Bamud, Natural Resource Management Directorate, Southern Agricultural Research Institution, Areka Agricultural Research Center, Wolayta, Ethiopia
Received: Jul. 18, 2019;       Accepted: Aug. 12, 2019;       Published: Aug. 20, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.plant.20190702.12      View  47      Downloads  19
Abstract
The field experiment was conducting during 2016/17 cropping season at angecha testing site of Areka Agricultural Research center, southern Ethiopia to evaluate the effect of blended fertilizer on yield of wheat with the treatments of seven replicated three times across farmers in RCBD design. An approximate geographical coordinates of the testing site is 7o 0’ N latitude and 38o 29’E longitude having an altitude of 2381meteres above sea level. The treatments were control (no fertilizer), three rates of NPS (46N, 54 P2O5, 10 S; 69N, 72 P2O5, 13 S and 92N, 90 P2O5, 17 S,) and three rates of NPSCu (T2 + Cu; T3 + Cu and T4 + Cu). The plot size was 4 m by 4 m (16m2) and the spacing between plots and blocks was 50 cm and 100 cm, respectively. The result of this experiment also has substantiated the importance application of on yield of wheat NPSCu (combination of Cu with macronutrients NPS) fertilizers in improving yield of wheat in Angecha woreda. Despite the need of verification in multi-locations and soil types for wider use, application of NPSCu can be recommended for wheat production in the study area.
Keywords
Blended, Wheat, Fertilizer, Cereal
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Yehuala Alemneh, Tsadiku Bamud, Evaluation of Different Blended Fertilizers Types and Rates for Better Production of Wheat at Angecha Woreda, Plant. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2019, pp. 21-24. doi: 10.11648/j.plant.20190702.12
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