International Journal for Asian Contemporary Research, 2(1): 12-18

Research Article

Synergistic Effects of Sulphur and Boron on Growth, Yield and Economics of Jute

Kaymun Naher,
Kaymun Naher,

Farming Systems Engineering Laboratory, Department of Agronomy and Agricultural Extension, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

Tariful Alam Khan,
Tariful Alam Khan,

Farming Systems Engineering Laboratory, Department of Agronomy and Agricultural Extension, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

Abdur Razzak,
Abdur Razzak,

Farming Systems Engineering Laboratory, Department of Agronomy and Agricultural Extension, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

Prabesh Rai, Tanvir Md. Rashedur Rahman,
Prabesh Rai, Tanvir Md. Rashedur Rahman,

Farming Systems Engineering Laboratory, Department of Agronomy and Agricultural Extension, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

M Robiul Islam
M Robiul Islam

Farming Systems Engineering Laboratory, Department of Agronomy and Agricultural Extension, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

and Mosammat Nilufar Yasmin
Mosammat Nilufar Yasmin

Farming Systems Engineering Laboratory, Department of Agronomy and Agricultural Extension, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. * Email: [email protected]


Received: 17 April, 2022 || Accepted: 30 May, 2022 || Published: 10 June, 2022

 

A B S T R A C T

Appropriate sulphur and boron fertilizer application rates are important agronomic practices for maximum fibre development and yield of jute.A field experiment was conducted at Agronomy Field Laboratory, Department of Agronomy and Agricultural Extension, University of Rajshahi, during the period from May, 2018 to September, 2018 to evaluate the synergistic effects of sulphur and boron fertilization on growth, yield and production economics of jute. The experiment was conducted with three boron fertilizer (boric acid) rates viz. 15 kg ha-1 = B1, 10 kg ha-1 = B2 and 5kg ha-1= B3 and three sulphur fertilizer (gypsum) rate viz. 142.5 kg ha-1 =S1, 95 kg ha-1 =S2 and 47.5 kg ha-1 = S3. The experiment was laid with split-plot experimental design with three replications. Except experimental treatments, standard agronomic practices were maintained for all plots. Considering boron fertilizer (boric acid) rates, maximum fibre yield (5.43 tha-1), stick yield (12.44 tha-1) and biological yield (17.87 tha-1) was found with maximum boron fertilizer rate (15 kg ha-1). In case of sulphur fertilizer (gypsum) rates, maximum fibre yield (5.66 tha-1), stick yield (13.02 tha-1) and biological yield (18.68 tha-1) was found with maximum sulphur fertilizer rate (142.5 kg ha-1).The interaction effect of sulphur and boron was maximum in combination B1S1 (15 kg B ha-1+142.5 kg S ha-1). From our observation, it can be suggested that 15 kg boric acid as a source of boron with 142.5 kg gypsum as a source of sulphur would be the best practice for jute production in this experimental area.

Key words: Synergistic effect, Biological yield and fibre yield.


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    To cite this article: Naher, K., Khan, T. A., Razzak, A., Rai, P., Rahman, T. M. R., Islam, M.R., and Yasmin, M.N. (2022). Synergistic Effects of Sulphur And Boron on Growth, Yield and Economics of Jute. International Journal for Asian Contemporary Research, 2 (1): 12-18.  

 

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