YIELD, QUALITY AND ECONOMICS OF OAT FODDER (AVENA SATIVA L.) AS INFLUENCED BY NITROGEN AND VARIETIES

 EDWIN LUIKHAM*, SONIA KAMEI AND P. S. MARIAM ANAL

College of Agricultural
Central Agricultural University, Iroisemba, Imphal-795004,
Manipur, India
*(e-mail : eduikhan@rediffmail.com)
(Received: 20 September, 2012, Accepted: 15 January, 2013)

SUMMARY

A field experiment was conducted during the rabi season of 2008-09 at the experimental field of college of Agriculture, Central Agricultural University, Imphal to evaluate the effect of nitrogen levels on the yield and quality of promising varieties of oat. On the basis of results, the highest green and dry fodder yield, protein content and protein yield was associated with the application of 80 kg N/ha in the variety JHO-822. Maximum gross and net income and benefit cost ratio were associated in the same treatment.

Key words: Oat, nitrogen, yield, quality and economics.

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