A Study on the Performance of Different Black Gram (Vigna mungo L. Hepper) Varieties under the Agro-Climatic Conditions of Andhra Pradesh

Gade Ramana Reddy, T. Gohain, Khrawbor Dkhar


The research entitled “A study on the performance of different black gram (Vigna mungo L. Hepper) varieties under the agro-climatic conditions of Andhra Pradesh” was carried out during Rabi season of 2020-2021 in the farmer's field in the village of Chirumamilla, Nadendla (mandal), Guntur (district), Andhra Pradesh. The experiment was laid out in a Randomized Block Design (RBD) with eight treatments replicated thrice which sum up to a total of 24 plots. In this experiment, eight black gram varieties were used namely LBG-904, LBG-752, TBG-129, VBN-8, T-9, PU-31, IPU-2-43 and JU-3. The results revealed that there remained significant difference among the black gram varieties for all the growth attributes and yield attributes studied respectively. Among the eight black gram varieties, growth attributes were significantly higher in the variety T-9 followed by the variety LBG-904 and LBG-752. Yield attributes were significantly higher in the variety LBG-904 followed by TBG-129, PU-31, VBN-8 and T-9. In this experiment, eight black gram varieties were used namely LBG-904, LBG-752, TBG-129, VBN-8, T-9, PU-31, IPU2-43 and JU-3. Similarly, LBG-904 also recorded the highest net return (43,525 Rs/ha) and B:C ratio (2.09) among all eight different black gram varieties under the agro climatic conditions of Andhra Pradesh


Black gram, Growth attributes, Rabi, Varieties and Yield attributes

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