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Effect of different suckericides on yield of fcv tobacco speight G-28

By: Aaqil Khan, Li Jin Cai, Alam Sher, Shahzad Ali, Muhammad Irfan Ahmad, Muhammad Kamran, Ghulam Ali Bugti, Sikandar Ali Jamro

Key Words: Suckericides, Leaf yield, Speight G-28, Suckers plant-1.

J. Bio. Env. Sci. 10(1), 220-224, January 2017.

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To study the effect of different suckericides on the yield of FCV tobacco Speight G-28, an experiment was conducted using randomized complete block (RCB) design with three replications at Tobacco Research Station, Khan Ghari, Mardan during 2009-2010. Treatments consisted of four suckericides, Myleng2 (13 ml/ 2 litre), Stomp 330 E (20 ml/ 2 litre), Tamex (26 ml/ 2 litre) and Pendimethalin 33 Ec (24 ml/ 2 litre) with manual desuckering. High number of 15 suckers plant-1, fresh weight of suckers 394.5 g plant-1 and dry weight of suckers 76.38 g plant-1 were obtained for the plots in which desuckering was done manually while lower number of 1.40 suckers plant-1, fresh weight of suckers 60.11 g plant-1 and dry weight of suckers 18.43g plant-1 were obtained in plots treated with Stomp 330 E. Whereas, maximum leaf area, fresh weight of leaves plot-1, cured weight of leaves plot-1, and leaf yield of 994.5cm2 were 47.22g, 7.127g and 3195 kg ha-1 respectively and that was recorded for Stomp 330 E. The minimum leaf area, fresh weight of leaves plot-1, cured weight of leaves plot-1, and leaf yield were 792.5cm2, 40.69g, 5.767g and 2585 kg ha-1 respectively and that were obtained for manual desuckering. Suckericides were effective in increasing yield and controlling suckers in comparison with manual desuckering; however Stomp 330 E gave maximum leaf area and leaf yield.

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Aaqil Khan, Li Jin Cai, Alam Sher, Shahzad Ali, Muhammad Irfan Ahmad, Muhammad Kamran, Ghulam Ali Bugti, Sikandar Ali Jamro.
Effect of different suckericides on yield of fcv tobacco speight G-28.
J. Bio. Env. Sci. 10(1), 220-224, January 2017.
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