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World Journal of Agricultural Research. 2014, 2(2), 70-81
DOI: 10.12691/wjar-2-2-7
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Effect of Inorganic and Organic Amendments on Yield of Cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta), and on Soil Properties

Rajeswari Hota1, Alok Kumar Jena1, and K. Lakshmi Narayana1

1Ctcri, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Pub. Date: March 27, 2014

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Rajeswari Hota, Alok Kumar Jena and K. Lakshmi Narayana. Effect of Inorganic and Organic Amendments on Yield of Cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta), and on Soil Properties. World Journal of Agricultural Research. 2014; 2(2):70-81. doi: 10.12691/wjar-2-2-7

Abstract

The response of cocoyam (Colocasia esuclenta (L.) Schott) to various treatments(Twenty combinations of Treatments) of inorganic and organic amendments were studied under field conditions in 2011 and 2012 growing seasons at farm of the Regional Centre of Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, (CTCRI), Bhubaneswar. Odisha, India. Various enzymatic activities were studied for optimization cornel production. The physio chemical properties of soil quality with effect of integrated use of lime, biological, inorganic and organics on soil micro-flora were statistically analyzed for cocoyam production in lowland of Eastern India.

Keywords:
Colocasia esculenta cormels soil fertility dehydrogenase activity alkaline phosphatase fluorescein diacetate hydrolysis assay

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