EFFECT OF NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZERS ONGROWTH AND QUALITY OF HIGH QUALITY PROTEIN MAIZE(ZEA MAYS L.) TO UNDER SOUTH SAURASHTRAAGROCLIMATIC ZONE OF GUJARATShiv Prasad Daroga, G.S. Vala, Sheeshpal Choudhary, Mahendra Choudhary andChotu Ram Hakla
An experiment was conducted to assess the âeffect of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers on growth andquality of high quality protein maize (Zea mays L.) to under South Saurashtra agroclimatic zone of Gujaratâduring summer, 2016 at the department of agronomy, college of agriculture, JAU, Junagadh. The resultsrevealed that application of 150 kg N ha-1 significantly higher plant height, dry matter accumulation, numberof leaves per plant and protein content over control and 90 kg N ha-1, while at par with 120 kg N ha-1. Resultshowed that application of 60 kg P2O5 ha-1 significantly higher plant height, dry matter accumulation,number of leaves per plant and protein content, being remained at par with 45 kg P2O5 ha-1 over control.