Long-term effect of manuring-fertilization on nutrients availability and yield under rice (Oryza sativa)-lentil (Lens culinaris) system


Abstract views: 116 / PDF downloads: 179

Authors

  • PRIYA SINGH Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221 005, India
  • SUNANDA BISWAS ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
  • NANDITA GHOSHAL Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221 005, India
  • NIRMAL DE Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221 005, India
  • DIVYADARSHAN SINGH Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221 005, India

https://doi.org/10.56093/ijas.v93i7.136245

Keywords:

LTFE, Nutrient availability, Nutrient uptake, Yield

Abstract

Soil health degradation is a major threat in agricultural sustainability specially under rainfed agriculture. The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of long-term fertilization and manuring on soil organic carbon, nutrient status, uptake and yield trends under a rainfed rice (Oryza sativa L.)-lentil (Lens culinaris L.) cropping system situated at Agriculture Research Farm of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Soil samples were collected in 2019 and 2021 after harvesting of rainy (kharif) season rice from 34 years old long-term experiment with rice-lentil cropping system of dry sub-humid region of India and analysed for various pools of SOC, nutrients availability, uptake and yield attributes. Results showed that 50% NPK+FYM treatment significantly influenced soil organic carbon pools and improved macronutrients (Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium), microbial biomass carbon and dehydrogenase activity in soil as compared to the control. In addition, the integrated application of farmyard manure and inorganic fertilizers significantly enhanced the nutrient uptake, productivity of rice and lentil, and maintained the nutrient balance in the soil. Therefore, the balanced use of inorganic fertilizer along with organic manure may be recommended for maintaining soil health and crop productivity under subtropical India.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Arulmozhiselvan K, Elayarajan M and Sathya S. 2013. Effect of long term fertilization and manuring on soil fertility, yield and uptake by finger millet on Inceptisol. Madras Agricultural Journal 100.

Bhatt M, Singh A P, Singh V, Kala D C and Kumar V. 2019. Long-term effect of organic and inorganic fertilizers on soil physico-chemical properties of a silty clay loam soil under rice-wheat cropping system in Tarai region of Uttarakhand. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 8(1): 2113–18.

Bhattacharyya R, Kundu S, Prakash V and Gupta H S. 2008. Sustainability under combined application of mineral and organic fertilizers in a rainfed soybean–wheat system of the Indian Himalayas. European Journal of Agronomy 28(1): 33–46.

Blake G R and Hartge K H. 1986. Bulk Density. Methods of soil analysis: Part 1 Physical and mineralogical methods. Agronomy Monograph 9: 363–75.

Bose P, Roy M and Patra P K. 2021. Evaluation of long term different nutrient management practices on crop productivity and soil quality in rice (Oryza sativa)-potato (Solanum tuberosum)-groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) cropping system in new alluvial soil zone of West Bengal, India. Plant Archives 21(1): 2383–92.

Chan K Y, Heenan D P and Oates A. 2002. Soil carbon fractions and relationship to soil quality under different tillage and stubble management. Soil Tillage and Research 63(3–4): 133–39.

Dick R P, Breakwell D P and Turco R F. 1996. Soil enzyme activities and biodiversity measurements as integrative microbiological indicators. Methods for Assessing Soil Quality 49: 247–71.

Ghorai P S, Biswas S, Purakayastha T J, Ahmed N, Das T K, Prasanna R and Das S. 2023. Indicators of soil quality and crop productivity assessment at a long-term experiment site in the lower Indo-Gangetic plains. Soil Use and Management 39(1): 503–20.

Gomez K A and Gomez A A. 1984. Statistical Procedures for Agricultural Research. John Wiley and Sons, Singapore.

Hanway J J and Heidel H. 1952. Soil analysis methods as used in Iowa state college soil testing laboratory. Iowa Agriculture 57: 1–31.

Kaur T, Brar B S and Dhillon N S. 2008. Soil organic matter dynamics as affected by long-term use of organic and inorganic fertilizers under maize–wheat cropping system. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystem 81(1): 59–69.

Koenig R and Johnson C. 1942. Colorimetric determination of phosphorus in biological materials. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Analytical Edition 14(2): 155–56.

Lal R. 1997. Residue management, conservation tillage and soil restoration for mitigating greenhouse effect by CO2-enrichment. Soil Tillage Research 43(1–2): 81–107.

Mandal B, Majumder B, Adhya T K, Bandyopadhyay P K, Gangopadhyay A, Sarkar D and Misra A K. 2008. Potential of double-cropped rice ecology to conserve organic carbon under subtropical climate. Global Change Biology 14(9): 2139–51.

Olsen S R. 1954. Estimation of available phosphorus in soils by extraction with sodium bicarbonate (No. 939). US Department of Agriculture.

Page A L, Miller R H and Keeney D R. 1982. Methods of Soil Analysis. Chemical and microbiological properties. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, Wisconsin USA.

Patra A, Sharma V K, Purakayastha T J, Barman M, Kumar S, Chakraborty D and Nath D J. 2018. Long-term effect of integrated nutrient management on yield and nutrients uptake by rice (Oryza sativa) in acid soil. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 88: 579–83.

Qin W, Wang D, Guo X, Yang T and Oenema O. 2015. Productivity and sustainability of rainfed wheat-soybean system in the North China Plain: Results from a long-term experiment and crop modelling. Scientific Reports 5(1): 1–16.

Rao C S, Indoria A K and Sharma K L. 2017. Effective management practices for improving soil organic matter for increasing crop productivity in rainfed agroecology of India. Current Science 1497–504.

Rasmussen P E, Goulding K W, Brown J R, Grace P R, Janzen H H and Korschens M. 1998. Long-term agroecosystem experiments: Assessing agricultural sustainability and global change. Science 282(5390): 893–96.

Rasool R, Kukal S S and Hira G S. 2008. Soil organic carbon and physical properties as affected by long-term application of FYM and inorganic fertilizers in maize–wheat system. Soil and Tillage Research 101(1–2): 31–36.

Ryan J, Hasbany R and Atallah T. 2003. Factors affecting nitrogen mineralization under laboratory conditions with soils from a wheat-based rotation trial. Lebanese Science Journal 2: 3–12.

Shakoor A, Ashraf F, Shakoor S, Mustafa A, Rehman A and Altaf M M. 2020. Biogeochemical transformation of greenhouse gas emissions from terrestrial to atmospheric environment and potential feedback to climate forcing. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 27: 38513–36.

Sharma K L, Srinivasarao C, Chandrika D S, Lal M, Indoria A K, Reddy K S and Srinivas D K. 2018. Effect of predominant integrated nutrient management practices on soil quality indicators and soil quality indices under post monsoon (rabi) sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) in rainfed black soils (Vertisols) of western India. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 49(13): 1629–37.

Srinivasarao C, Kundu S, Grover M, Manjunath M, Sudhanshu S K, Patel J J and Soam S K. 2018. Effect of long term application of organic and inorganic fertilizers on soil microbial activities in semi-arid and sub-humid rainfed agricultural systems. Tropical Ecology 59(1).

Subbiah B V and Asija G K. 1956. A rapid procedure for determination of available nitrogen in soils. Current Science 25: 259–60.

Urkurkar J S, Alok T, Shrikant C and Bajpai R K. 2010. Influence of long-term use of inorganic and organic manures on soil fertility and sustainable productivity of rice (Oryza sativa) and wheat (Triticum aestivum) in Inceptisols. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 80(3): 208–12.

Vance E D, Brookes P C and Jenkinson D S. 1987. An extraction method for measuring soil microbial biomass C. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 19(6): 703–07.

Venkatesh M S, Hazra K K, Ghosh, P K, Praharaj C S and Kumar N. 2013. Long-term effect of pulses and nutrient management on soil carbon sequestration in Indo-Gangetic plains of India. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 93(1): 127–36.

Walkley A and Black I A. 1934. An examination of the Degtjareff method for determining soil organic matter and a proposed modification of the chromic acid titration method. Soil Science 37(1): 29–38.

Wen Y, Xiao J, Liu F, Goodman B A, Li W, Jia Z and Yu G. 2018. Contrasting effects of inorganic and organic fertilization regimes on shifts in Fe redox bacterial communities in red soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 117: 56–67.

Xue Y, Yue S, Zhang W, Liu D, Cui Z, Chen X and Zou C. 2014. Zinc, iron, manganese and copper uptake requirement in response to nitrogen supply and the increased grain yield of summer maize. PLoS One 9(4): e93895.

Yadav R K, Verma A, Yadav S L and Sumariya H K. 2017. Dry matter partitioning at harvest and yield of maize (Zea mays L.) as influenced by integration of various nutrients. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 6(6): 2942–45.

Yan Y, He H, Zhang X, Chen Y, Xie H, Bai Z and Wang L. 2012. Long-term fertilization effects on carbon and nitrogen in particle-size fractions of a Chinese Mollisol. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 92(3): 509–19.

Downloads

Submitted

2023-05-11

Published

2023-08-08

Issue

Section

Articles

How to Cite

SINGH, P., BISWAS, S., GHOSHAL, N., DE, N., & SINGH, D. (2023). Long-term effect of manuring-fertilization on nutrients availability and yield under rice (Oryza sativa)-lentil (Lens culinaris) system. The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 93(7), 790–794. https://doi.org/10.56093/ijas.v93i7.136245
Citation