Wheat Growth, Yield, and Yield Contributing Attributes as a Function of Nitrogen Levels

  • Balamurugan C Department of Agriculture Engineering, Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641062, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Lakshmanan A Department of Agriculture Engineering, Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641062, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Ramasamy S Department of Agriculture Engineering, Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641062, Tamil Nadu, India.
Keywords: Nitrogen Levels, Wheat Growth and Yield, Plant Height, Biological Yield, Grain Yield, Harvest Index


To evaluate the effect of different levels of nitrogen on growth and yield of wheat a field experiment was conducted in 2017-18 at research area of cereals and pulses section, Ayyub agricultural research institute, Faisalabad. Eight levels of nitrogen i.e. 0, 29, 58, 87, 116, 145, 174, 203 kg ha-1 were evaluated. Experiment was laid out under randomized complete block design (RCBD) with three replications with a net plot size of 10×5m. Data were recorded for growth and yield parameters like number of tillers, plant height, spiklets per spike, seeds per spike, biological yield, 1000 grain weight, grain yield and harvest index. Different levels of nitrogen significantly increased all the growth and yield parameters. Maximum number of tillers, highest plant height and biological yield was recorded from the treatment where nitrogen was applied @ 203 Kg ha-1 while 1000 grain yield, seeds per spike and grain yield was achieved highest from where nitrogen applied @ 145 Kg ha-1.


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C, B.; A, L.; S, R. Wheat Growth, Yield, and Yield Contributing Attributes As a Function of Nitrogen Levels. ijceae 2021, 3, 51-59.

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