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Effect Of Vermicompost And NPK Fertilizer On Growth And Yield Components Of Egg Plant (Solanum Melongena L.)

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G. Manimegala G. Gunasekaran



Egg plant, Vermicompost, Growth, Yield and NPK fertilizers



CThe experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of Vermicompost and NPKs fertilizers on growth and yield components of egg plant in Clay loam soils of Sivapuri, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu during the period from April to September 2008. There were 4 treatments viz., Control (FT1), NPK alone (FT2), Vermicompost (5 ton ha-1) (FT3), Vermicompost 50% + NPK 50% (FT4). The experiment was laid out in RBD with three replications. The highest growth and yield of egg plant was found in FT4, followed by FT3. The highest yield increased by FT4 (70.1%) than the FT3, FT2 and FT1. The results showed that effects of vermicompost + NPK are more efficient for egg plant and maintenance of soil environment and also economically suitable.



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