Acta Scientific Agriculture

Research ArticleVolume 2 Issue 6

Growth and Yield Response of Mung Bean (Vigna radiata L.) in Different Levels of Potassium

Saket Kumar1*, Dan Singh Jakhar2and Rajesh Singh2

1Institute of Environment and Sustainable development, BHU, Varanasi, India
2Deptment of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, India

*Corresponding Author: Saket Kumar, Institute of Environment and Sustainable development, BHU, Varanasi, India.

Received: April 20, 2018; Published: May 17, 2018

Citation: Saket Kumar., et al. “Growth and Yield Response of Mung Bean (Vigna radiata L.) in Different Levels of Potassium". Acta Scientific Agriculture 2.6 (2018).


  Potassium application is related to mung bean plant growth, total biomass and crops yield. Different potassium level of soils is significantly affected the mung bean plants yield and yield contribution parameters. Maximum mung bean yield was 689 Kg/ha was obtained with the application of 85 Kg potash per hectare. Genotype HUM-1, and HUM-2 produced higher seed yield than JM - 72. The interactive effect of three mung bean varieties and their potassium level was found significant in different parameters. My studies were determining the effect of K on vegetative growth (plants dry weight and plant height), yield components (plant height, number of pods/plant, number of seeds/pod and seeds yield kg/hectare) produced seeds.

Keywords: Mung Bean; HUM-1; HUM-2; JM-72; K; Yields

Copyright: © 2018 Saket Kumar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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