Enhancement of Greengram (Vigna radiata L.) Productivity by Using Organic Extracts and Fertilizers

Sneha Rai

Department of Agronomy, School of Agriculture, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara- 144411, Punjab, India.

Gritta Elizabeth Jolly *

Department of Agronomy, School of Agriculture, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara- 144411, Punjab, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Greengram (Vigna radiata L.) being a leguminous crop has high nutritional value and is one of the most important pulse crops grown in India. In India greengram production is affected by a variety of factors, including biotic stresses like diseases, weeds, and pests as well as abiotic stresses such as drought, floods and poor management practices. Among those the use of inorganic fertilizers has resulted in ground water pollution, deteriorating soil quality, high production cost and poor quality production for livelihood which has resulted in poor productivity. Thus the main objective of this paper is to review the use of organic extracts and fertilizers and their benefits for enhanced productivity in greengram. As organic sources are known to considerably effect the growth and development of a crop yielding significant results, as a result utilization of such organic sources like seaweed extract, vermiwash, humic acid, panchagavya and jeevamruth can play a major role in enhancing the productivity in greengram. 

Keywords: Greengram, organic fertilizer, productivity

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Rai, Sneha, and Gritta Elizabeth Jolly. 2024. “Enhancement of Greengram (Vigna Radiata L.) Productivity by Using Organic Extracts and Fertilizers”. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science 36 (7):98-110. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijpss/2024/v36i74712.


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