Effect of tillage practices and time of K application on performance of maize (Zea mays) under conservation agriculture


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  • AMARESH PRADHAN Ph D Scholar, Division of Agronomy, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi 110 012
  • S L MEENA Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi 110 012, India
  • U K BEHERA Dean, College of Agriculture, Central Agricultural University (I), Kyrdemkulai, Meghalaya 793 105, India

https://doi.org/10.56093/ijas.v90i8.105981

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Energy use efficiency, Net returns, Partial factor productivity, Tillage, Yield

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PRADHAN, A., MEENA, S. L., & BEHERA, U. K. (2020). Effect of tillage practices and time of K application on performance of maize (Zea mays) under conservation agriculture. The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 90(8), 1631-1634. https://doi.org/10.56093/ijas.v90i8.105981
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