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DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijfsa.2020.03.001

Effect of Applied Sulphur on Elemental Sulphur Contents in Maize

Author: Ansa Rebi, Komal javed, Sehrish Kiran, Salman, Samiya Ghazafar, Hina Ruby
Date: January 9,2020 Hits: 149

Abstract

Maize is the rival of the cereals crops which positions in the third followed by wheat and rice in the whole world. Its creation potential is high so it with fertilization. Demand of cereals crops are increasing due to increasing population of developing countries. Sulphur is a macro nutrient just under the importance of nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P) and potassium (K). When Sulphur deficiency accrues the efficiency of other applied nutrients are affected. The experiment was conducted in Auyob agriculture research institute in Faisalabad. There stood 5 treatments along with 3 replications. There were five levels of sulphur was applied @ 0, 10, 20, 30, and 40kgha-1. with the recommended dose of NPK. Elemental S (Dusting Sulphur) in powdered form was used as fungicides against powdery mildews, apple scab and black spot. The result was statistically analysed by using the standard RCBD design. The result was showed that after applying Sulphur fertilizer pH of soil decreased. This in turn facilitates the solubility of heavy metals and grain number ear. Fresh weight, dry weight, grains yield, was increased with the increasing level of sulphur. The application of S at rate of 40 kg/ha then 0.99 t ha -1 average particle profit of maize was increased. It was concluded that the concentration of S increased with the increase of S fertilizer application.

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Effect of Applied Sulphur on Elemental Sulphur Contents in Maize
Ansa Rebi 1*, Komal javed 2, Sehrish Kiran 2, Salman 1, Samiya Ghazafar, Hina Ruby 3
1 Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture -38040, Faisalabad, Pakistan
National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture -38040, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture -38040, Faisalabad, Pakistan
How to cite this paper: Rebi, A., javed, K., Kiran, S., Salman, Ghazafar, S., Ruby H. (2020) Effect of Applied Sulphur on Elemental Sulphur Contents in Maize. International Journal of Food Science and Agriculture4(1), 316-320.
*Corresponding author: Ansa Rebi, Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture -38040, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

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