EFFECT OF ORGANIC AND INORGANIC FERTILIZERS ON ESTABLISHMENT AND VEGETATIVE GROWTH OF POMEGRANATE (PUNICA GRANATUM L.) CV. GANESHSaket Mishra, Maddirala Bhargavi and Ravi Kumar Singh
The present experiment carried out during 2020 in Central research field of the Department of Horticulture, Naini Agricultural Institute, SHUATS, Prayagraj, The experiment was conducted in Randomized Block Design (RBD) with 7 Treatments and 3 Replications they are as follows : T0 Control , T1 100% NPK, T2 100% poultry manure, T3 25% NPK+75% Vermicompost, T4 100% Vermicompost , T5 25% poultry Manure+25% Vermicompost+50%NPK , T6 50% poultry manure+50% Vermicompost, T7 25%NPK +75% poultry manure. The main objectives of the research is to study effect of organic and inorganic fertilizers on growth and development of pomegranate cv Ganesh. To evaluate the economics of different treatment. on the basis of result obtained in the present investigation it is concluded that the organic and Inorganic fertilizer revealed that T5 25% poultry Manure+25% Vermicompost +50% NPK to be most effective for obtaining superior plant height (cm)(84.42), Number of branches(12.89), survival percentage (100%), Mortality percentage (0.00%), leaves per plant (116.98), stem girth (2.31), plant spread (74.38), leaf area (4.86cm2) Chlorophyll SPAD (68.81).