Effect of irrigation and potash levels on growth, yield and quality of spring sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)


Abstract views: 82 / PDF downloads: 98

Authors

  • RAJAN BHATT Regional Research Station, Gurdaspur, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab 143 521, India
  • JAGDISH SINGH Regional Research Station, Gurdaspur, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab 143 521, India
  • LENIKA KASHYAP Regional Research Station, Gurdaspur, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab 143 521, India

https://doi.org/10.56093/ijas.v92i5.124803

Keywords:

Cane yield, Irrigation levels, Juice quality, Potash dose

Abstract

I1 plots had higher germination (5.61%), millable canes (9.09%), brix (5.19%), yield (0.6%) and CCS (t/ha) (2.35 and 4.37% at 10th and 12th months), respectively. K3 plots reported significantly higher performance as compared to K1 and K2 treatments while being at par with the K4 treatment. Benefits were reported to be highest at K3 treatment under water stressed conditions. Hence, 80 kg K2O/ha under water stressed and potash deficient soils prove to be a better option for better cane growth, yield and quality parameters.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Ashraf M Y, Hussain F, Akhter J, Gul A, Ross M and Ebert G. 2008. Effect of different sources and rates of nitrogen and supra optimal level of potassium fertilization on growth, yield and nutrient uptake by sugarcane grown under saline conditions. Pakistan Journal of Botany 40(4):1521–31.

Bhatt R, Kaur R and Gosh A. 2019. Strategies to practice climate smart agriculture to improve the livelihoods under rice-wheat systems in South Asia. Sustainable Soil and Environmental Management, pp. 29–72. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8832-3_2

Bhatt R, Singh P and Kumar R. 2020. Assessment of potash in improving yield and quality of sugarcane under water stressed and unstressed conditions. Report submitted to Potash research of India, Gurgaon.

Bhatt R. 2020. Resources management for sustainable sugarcane production. Resource Use Efficiency in Agriculture, pp. 650–85. Sandeep Kumar, Ram Swaroop Meena and Manoj Jariya (Eds). Springer, Berlin, Germany. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6953-1_18

Chohan M, Talpur U A, Pahnwar R N and Talpur S. 2013. Effect of inorganic NPK different levels on yield and quality of sugarcane plant and ratoon crop. International Journal of Agronomy and Plant Production 4: 3668–74.

Kenta W, Chaiwat N, Samran S and Klanarong S. 2019. Studies into Potassium Management for Sugarcane Production in Northeast Thailand Based on Factory Juice Analysis Combined with Cultivation Experiment, American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 7(6): 239–47. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ajaf.20190706.11

Kumar A, Babar L, Mohan N and Bansal S K. 2019. Effect of potassium application on yield, nutrient uptake and quality of sugarcane and soil health. Indian Journal of Fertilisers 15(7): 782–86.

Kumar S, Dhar S, Meena R L and Hari O. 2015. Enhanced root traits and productivity of maize (Zea mays) - wheat (Triticum aestivum) cropping system through integrated potassium management. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 85(2): 251–55.

McCray J M, Shangning Ji and Powell G. 2017. Sugarcane yield response to potassium fertilization as related to extractable soil potassium on Florida Histosols. Agronomy Journal 109: 2243–52. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2016.11.0630

Otto R, Vitti G C and Luz P H C. 2010. Potassium fertilizer management for sugarcane. Brazilian Journal of Soil Science 34(4): 1137–45. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1590/S0100-06832010000400013

Padmanabhan M, Nagaraju, Mohanraju B and Thimmegowda M N. 2017. Influence of subsurface drip fertigation duration and levels on growth parameters of plant and ratoon sugarcane. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences 13(2): 315–20. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15740/HAS/IJAS/13.2/315-320

PAU. 2020. Package of Practices for crops of Punjab-Kharif, pp 55–66. Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

Priya S R K, Vajpayi P K and Suresh P K. 2015. Stochastic models for sugarcane yield forecasting. Indian Journal of Sugarcane Technology 30: 1–5.

Quampah A, Wang R M, Shamsi I H, Jilani G, Zhang Q, Hua S and Xu H. 2011. Improving water productivity by potassium application in various rice genotypes. International Journal of Agricultural Biology 13: 9–17.

Shukla S K, Yadav R L, Singh P N and Singh I. 2009. Potassium nutrition for improving stubble bud sprouting, dry matter partitioning, nutrient uptake and winter-initiated sugarcane (Saccharum spp. hybrid complex) ratoon yield. European Journal of Agronomy 30(1):27–33. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2008.06.005

Downloads

Submitted

2022-06-14

Published

2022-06-14

Issue

Section

Short-Communication

How to Cite

BHATT, R., SINGH, J., & KASHYAP, L. (2022). Effect of irrigation and potash levels on growth, yield and quality of spring sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum). The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 92(5), 663-666. https://doi.org/10.56093/ijas.v92i5.124803
Citation