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Effect Of Different Nitrogen Fertilization Levels On Yield Of Maize (Zea Mays L.) As Winter Forage

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Rihab M. El Zubair, Babo Fadlalla, Adar Hussien Mohyeddin Hussien, Mohammed Abdelkreim



Keywords: Forage Maze, Nitrogen Fertilizer, Winter Forage, Central Sudan



Abstract: The study was conducted for two consecutive seasons 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 at the Demonstration Farm of the college of Forestry and Range Sciences, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Soba Khartoum .the aims of this study was to evaluate the effect of nitrogen fertilization levels on forage maize as a potential winter crop in central Sudan in terms on biomass yield. Three nitrogen fertilization levels were examined. The treatments were arranged in a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with four replicates. Parameters studied were plant density, plant fresh weight (g), plant dry weight (g), and forage yield (tons/ha). Results obtained reveal that application did not significant affect forage plant density. Application of nitrogen increase fresh and dry weight per plant in all counts .fresh forage yield in terms of fresh forage and dry matter production was significantly increased with application of nitrogen .It was concluded that application of nitrogen fertilizer increase yield of forage maze during the winter season in central Sudan.



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