EFFECT OF FERTIGATION SCHEDULING ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF OKRAP.K. Jamrey, R.C. Purohit, S.S. Lakhawat and M. Kothari
Okra or ladys finger (Abelmoschus esculentus) is a nutritious vegetable. It is a cash crop and fetches higher price during kharif season when other vegetables are short in supply in the market. Drip fertigation has become an attractive method of fertilization in modern intensive agriculture systems due to its higher fertilizer application efficiency and ease use of it in all weather condition. The fertigation schedule was significantly influenced the vegetative growth, yield attribute, and quality characters parameters. Whereas, application of 75 per cent RDF through fertigation in equal splits at 5 days interval had significant effect on the above all these parameters at various stages of growth and harvest of crop.
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