EFFECT OF DOSE AND METHOD OF POTASH APPLICATION ON PRODUCTION BEHAVIOUR OF POTATOUmesh Chandra Sati, Manoj Raghav and Neeraj Singh
The present investigation was carried out at Vegetable Research Centre, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India, during rabi season of 2013-2014. The objective of this investigation was to study the effect of different dose and method of potash application on potato. The results showed a significant effect of potash doses, methods and mode of potash applica tion on grade wise number, grade wise yield, total number and total yield of tubers per hectare. The application of 112.5 kg potash as basal + 2% spray of K2SO4 at 30 days after planting gave maximum total tuber yield of 37.63 t/ ha against a total tuber yield of 21.57 t/ha with no application of potash.
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