International Journal for Asian Contemporary Research, 4(1): 13-19

Research Article

Effect of Zn and B on Growth, Yield and Nutritional Quality of Garden Pea (Pisum sativum L)

Syed Nasir Uddin*
Syed Nasir Uddin*

Agriculture Training Institute, Department of Agriculture Extension, Ministry of Agriculture, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

Mohammad Zakaria,
Mohammad Zakaria,

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Salna, Gazipur-1706, Bangladesh.

M. Mofazzal Hossain, Tofazzal Hossain,
M. Mofazzal Hossain, Tofazzal Hossain,

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Salna, Gazipur-1706, Bangladesh.

A J M Sirajul Karim,
A J M Sirajul Karim,

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Salna, Gazipur-1706, Bangladesh.

Md. Abu Sayeed
Md. Abu Sayeed

Bangladesh Sugarcrop Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Ishurdi-6620, Pabna, Bangladesh.

and Gazi Md. Akram Hossain
Gazi Md. Akram Hossain

Bangladesh Sugarcrop Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Ishurdi-6620, Pabna, Bangladesh.

Received: 05 March, 2024 || Accepted: 17 May, 2024 || Published: 18 May, 2024



Garden Pea, (Pisum sativum L), herbaceous annual plant in the family Fabaceae, grown virtually worldwide for its edible seeds. Peas can be bought fresh, canned, or frozen, and dried peas are commonly used in soups.The experiment was conducted at the experimental field of Department of Horticulture, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Salna, Gazipur, Bangladesh. The soil of the experimental plot was silty clay loam in texture having pH 6.3 and the soil type belongs to the shallow red brown terrace soil under Salna series of Madhupur tract in Agro Ecological Zone (AEZ) 28. The experiment was conducted with garden pea variety BARI Motorshuti-3. The experiment consisted of two factors: Factor A: Zinc (0, 2, 4 and 6 kg ha-1) and Factor B: Boron (0, 1, 2 and 3 kg ha-1). The experiment was laid out in a Randomized Completely Block Design (RCBD) with three replications. Results reveal that all the Growth and yield parameter of garden pea except days to first flowering responded significantly due to interaction of Zn and B. The maximum dry seed yield (3.97 tha-1) was recorded with the treatment Zn4B2 (Zn @ 4 t and B @ 2 t ha-1). Nutritional quality of garden pea except protein and ascorbic acid responded significantly due interaction of Zn and B. The highest amount P, K and β–carotene was recorded with Zn4B2. Whereas, maximum amount of Ca and total sugar was recorded with Zn6B2. The results suggest that the application of Zn4B2 kg ha-1 along with with NPK and cow dung @ 40, 20, 25 kg ha-1 and 5 t ha-1 can support the higher yield of garden pea in shallow red brown terrace soils of Bangladesh.


Keywords: Zinc and boron, growth, yield and nutritional quality.

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    To cite this article: Uddin, S.N., Zakaria, M., Hossain, M.M., Hossain, T., Karim, A.J.M.S., Sayeed, M.A., and Hossain, G.M.A. (2024). Effect of Zn and B on Growth, Yield and Nutritional Quality of Garden Pea (Pisum sativum L). International Journal for Asian Contemporary Research, 4 (1): 13-19  



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