Yield Detenninants of a Promising Mungbean Line under Various Planting Densities

Rahman, Md Motior and A., Ahad Miah (1995) Yield Detenninants of a Promising Mungbean Line under Various Planting Densities. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 18 (2). pp. 119-124. ISSN 0126-6128

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A field experiment was conducted during September to November, 1992 at the Regional Agricultural Reseach Station (RARS), Ishurdi, Bangladesh, to evaluate the growth performance of a mungbean line (cv. Mosk-I) under varying plant population densities. The treatments consisted of 20 x 10', 30 x 10', 40 x 10', 50 x 10', 60 x 10' and 70 x 10' plants ha-1. The lowest plant population density recorded the highest total dry matter (TDM) plant-1, crop growth rare (CGR), and pods plantl, while higher plant population (i.e. 50 or 60 plants m-2) produced the highest grain yield (> 1.30 t ha-1) and higher TDM per unit area. TDM, leaJ and pod dry matUir were positively correlated with grain yield. In contrast, stem and petiole dry matter showed negative correlation with grain yield.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:mungbean, yield, plant population density
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Science
Publisher:Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
ID Code:3516
Deposited By: Nasirah Abu Samah
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