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Comparative Analysis of Nutritional Sources on the Morpho-Physiological Characteristics of Mung Bean (Vigna radiata)

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Zubair Aslam 1, Ali Ahmad 1,*, Muhammad Idrees 2, Naeem Iqbal 2, Ghulam Akbar 3, Umaro Ali 4, Muhammad Usman Ibrahim 1, Korkmaz Bellitürk 5, Shoaib Naeem 1, Muhammad Nawaz 6, Mehwish Nadeem 7, Muhammad Waqas 1, Wajeeh Ur Rehman 1, Muhammad Sajjad 1, Samiullah 8, Yousuf Akram 1

1 Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, 38000, Pakistan.

2 Plant Physiology Section, Agronomic Research Institute, Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

3 Department of Biochemistry, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, 38000, Pakistan.

4 Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan.

5 Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Faculty of Agriculture, Tekirdag Namık Kemal University, Suleymanpasa Tekirdag, Turkey.

6 Vegetable and Oil Seed Section, Agronomic Research Institute, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

7 Department of Botany, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, 38000-Pakistan.

8 Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, 38000, Pakistan.

*Corresponding author: Ali Ahmad


Nutrients deficiency is a major threat against Vigna radiata (mung bean) growth. The effects of nutrients can be mitigated by vermicompost, vermi-tea and chemical fertilizers. With the objective to combat the nutrients deficiency, an experiment was conducted in Riverm Kompost Vermikompost Tarım Hay. Mak. San. ve Ltd. Şti. Suleymanpasa, Tekirdag, Turkey under field conditions. In field four different states of fertilizers [F0: Control (No fertilizer application); Fvc: Solid vermicompost @ 5 ton/ha; Fvt: vermi-tea @ 4%; Fc: Chemical fertilizers (N&P) @ 80-60 kg/ha] were applied in mung bean. The plants were harvested 45 days after sowing and the evaluation was done on the basis of various morphological (seed germination, root length, shoot length, root fresh weight, shoot fresh weight, root dry weight, shoot dry weight and number of leaves) and physiological parameters [relative water contents (RWC), chlorophyll contents and membrane stability index (MSI)]. The randomized complete block design (RCBD) with three replicates and least significant difference test were used at 5% probability level. The obtained results indicated that significant impact of natural and synthetic fertilizers on morpho-physiological characters of Vigna radiate were recorded as compared to control but foliar application of 4% vermi-tea treatment showed maximum morphological and physiological performance on Vigna radiate.


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How to cite this paper

Comparative Analysis of Nutritional Sources on the Morpho-Physiological Characteristics of Mung Bean (Vigna radiata)

How to cite this paper: Zubair Aslam, Ali Ahmad, Muhammad Idrees, Naeem Iqbal, Ghulam Akbar, Umaro Ali, Muhammad Usman Ibrahim, Korkmaz Bellitürk, Shoaib Naeem, Muhammad Nawaz, Mehwish Nadeem, Muhammad Waqas, Wajeeh Ur Rehman, Muhammad Sajjad, Samiullah, Yousuf Akram. (2020) Comparative Analysis of Nutritional Sources on the Morpho-Physiological Characteristics of Mung Bean (Vigna radiata). International Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 4(3), 314-322.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijfsa.2020.09.011

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