Effect of Phosphorus and Bioinoculants on Nutrient Uptake and Available Soil Nutrients by Black Gram (Vigna mungo L.)

Pramita Manna

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

Rajesh Kumar *

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

Navjot Rana

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

Animesh Ghosh Bag

Department of Soil Science and Agriculture Chemistry, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara-144411, Punjab, India.

Arka Manna

Department of Agricultural Entomology, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Nadia, West Bengal, India.

Titli Nandi

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

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Aims: To investigate the effect of phosphorus and bioinoculants on nutrient uptake and available soil nutrients by black gram.

Study Design: Randomized Block Design.

Place and Duration of Study: Agronomy farm of Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab during summer (2023).

Methodology: The experiment comprised of nine treatment combinations (T1- control, T2- 20 kg P2O5 ha-1, T3- 40 kg P2O5 ha-1, T4-20 kg P2O5 ha-1+PSB, T5-40 kg P2O5 ha-1+PSB, T6-20 kg P2O5 ha-1+VAM, T7-40 kg P2O5 ha-1+VAM, T8-20 kg P2O5 ha-1+PSB+VAM, T9-40 kg P2O5 ha-1+PSB+VAM), each replicated thrice. 

Results: The results demonstrated that the application of 40 kg P2O5ha-1+PSB+VAM (T9) recorded the highest soil available nitrogen (188.63 kg ha-1), and phosphorus (32.68 kg ha-1) compared to all other treatments. The maximum nitrogen content in grain and stover (3.88 % and 1.64 %) and phosphorus content in grain and stover (0.408 % and 0.228 %) were also overserved in the T9 (40 kg P2O5 ha-1+PSB+VAM) treated plots. Similarly, T9 treated plots recorded the highest uptake of nutrients in grain and stover i.e., nitrogen (41.86 and 38.17 kg ha-1), phosphorus (4.4 and 5.3 kg ha-1), and potassium (9.11 and 42.58 kg ha-1).

Conclusion: The cultivation of black gram by applying 40 kg P2O5 ha-1+PSB+VAM can be beneficial for the restoration of soil available nutrients, nutrient content and uptake of black gram.

Keywords: Black gram, phosphorus, PSB, VAM, soil fertility, nutrient content, uptake


How to Cite

Manna, Pramita, Rajesh Kumar, Navjot Rana, Animesh Ghosh Bag, Arka Manna, and Titli Nandi. 2024. “Effect of Phosphorus and Bioinoculants on Nutrient Uptake and Available Soil Nutrients by Black Gram (Vigna Mungo L.)”. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science 36 (7):290-96. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijpss/2024/v36i74732.

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