Agronomy Research

Agronomy Research

Research on the agronomic package of practices like sowing time, weed control, intercropping, varietal performance, manures and fertilizers, irrigation requirements, sowing methods and layout for different crops of the Kolhapur region is being carried out by the section and gave the following recommendations.

List of PG Research completed at Agronomy Department

S.N. Name of the Student Reg. No. Name of the guide Title Year of start Conclusion
1 Mali. A. B. 09/024 Prof. G. B. Suryawanshi 1.Integrated Weed Management in Upland Rice. 2009 Application of Pendimethalin @ 1.0 kg a.i.ha-1 as per-emergence + hand weeding at 40 DAS. Proved to be the most remunerative in upland Rice.
2 Thorat S. D. 09/026 Dr. N. Y. Patil 2.Integrated Weed Management in Wheat. 2009 Application of Pendimethalin (PE) 1.0 kg a.i./ha + 1 Hoeing 30 DAS gave effective weed control and higher grain yield of wheat
3 Zende M. S. 09/028 Prof. A. B. Mohite 3.Response of Sunflower Genotypes to varying plant geometry under summer conditions . 2009 The plant geometry 60 cm x30 cm and variety Raviraj gave maximum yield in Sunflower Crop.
4 Chavan I. H. 10/026 Dr. N.Y. Patil 1.Integrated weed management in wheat. 2010 Among the different integrated wee management treatments the  Pendimethalin @ 0.75 kg a.i. ha-1 (PE) + one hand weeding at 30 DAS gave effective weed control. and higher grain yield
5 Deshmukh R.R. 10/027 Prof. M.S. Pilane 2.Response of soybean genotypes to different sowing dates in Kharif seas. 2010 Under integrated weed control methods imazethapyr @ 0.1 kg a.i. ha-1 as POE at 10 DAS + one hand weeding at 35 DAS recorded effective weed control and highest grain yield in soybean.
6 Doiphode P. C. 10/028 Prof. A.S. Bhosale 4.Perormance of summer green gram (vigna radiate L.) to potash levels and plant densities 2010 Sowing at 30 cm x10 cm spacing (3.33 lakh plant densities ha-1) recorded the higher growth and yield of green gram with application of 37.5 kg K2O ha-1
7 Korade S. D. 10/029 Dr. A.A. Pisal 3.Response of sunflower (Helianthus annus L) Hybrids to different sowing dates Summer conditions 2010 Hybrids sunflower GK- 2002 recorded maximum yield (22.97q ha-1) when sown on 6th meteorological week
(10th  February).
8 Kurane R. A. 10/030 Dr. Y.R. Jadhav 5.Response of sweet corn to different fertility levels and spacing in summer season. 2010 Application of 125% RDF (150:75:50) gave higher yield and the spacing  75 cm x20 cm proved to be remunerative in sweet corn.
9 Zambare V. N. 10/031 Prof. A.B. Mohite 6.Response of groundnut varieties  to varying sowing dates under  summer conditions. 2010 Sowidng on 4th meteorological week groundnut crop produced higher growth and the variety TAG-24,& TG-26 is suitable for sowing during summer season.
10 Bevara J. B. 11/028 Dr. Y.R. Jadhav 2.Response of pop corn to different fertilizer levels and plant densities in Kharif season 2011 Application of 125% & 100% RDF with 75 cm x20 cm plant spacing to pop corn proved to be remunerative, as it has recorded the maximum gross and net monetary returns along with benefit cost ratio.
11 Chougale B. A. 11/029 Prof. A.B. Mohite 1.Effect of sowing dates and fertilizer levels on growth, yield and quality of sweet corn 2011 Sowing of sweet corn 24th meteorological week with an application of 125% RDF(150:75:50 kg NPK ha-1) produced more gross and net monetary returns and benefit cost ratio
12 Kamble M. A. 11/030 Dr. N. Y. Patil 3.Integrated weed management in Kharif groundnut (Arachis hypogeae L) 2011 Application of Pendimethalin @ 1.0 kg a.i. ha-1 (PE) + one hand weeding at 30 DAS + 1 hoeing at 40 was found more effective to weed control in Kharif groundnut.
13 Patil S. V. 11/031 Prof. A.S. Bhosale 4.Studies on efficient fertilizer management in finger millet (Eleusine corocana L) 2011 The gross and net monetary returns as well as benefit cost ratio is higher with application of 75 per cent RDF through briquettes to finger millet (45:22:5:00 kg NPK ha-1).
14 Patil S. P. 11/032 Prof. R. D. Nigade 5.Effect of different fertilizer levels on newly released finger millet (Eleusine corocana L) variety Phule Nachani 2011 Finger millet variety Phule Nachni showed good response to higher dose of NPK fertilizers with application of 60:30:00 NPK kgha-1 was found to be beneficial for obtaining higher grain and straw yield.
15 Rathod R. K. 11/034 Dr. A.A. Pisal 6.Yield optimization in dibbled paddy 2011 The dibble of paddy at 25x15cm  to 25x15cm with Urea-DAP briquette at 170 kg +50 kg K2O ha-1 gave higher yield.
16 Mane S. R. 12/025 Prof. G. B. Suryawanshi 2.Integrated weed management in Upland Rice (Oryza sativa L.) 2012 Application of Butachlor 50% EC @ 1.25 Kg a.i ha-1 as per-emergence +hand-weeding at 40 DAS recorded higher growth and yield in upland Rice
17 Garule J. B. 12/026 Dr. A.A. Pisal 3.Yield optimization in dibbled paddy. 2012 Application of Urea-DAP briquette; 57 kg N + 29 kg P2O5 + 50 kg K2O with post emergence herbicide (Almix) and per emergence herbicide (Goal) optimize higher yield in paddy.
18 Madane K. T. 12/027 Dr. Y.R. Jadhav 4.Integrated nutrient management in maize 2012 Application of 100% RDF (120:60:40 kg NPK ha-1) through inorganic fertilizers gave maximum growth and yield of kharif maize.
19 Thorat N. H. 12/028 Prof. A.B. Mohite Response of different Sweet corn Hybrids to various fertilizer levels in Kharif season (Zea mays saccharata Sturt) 2012 Application of 125% RDF in sweet corn hybrids Sugar-75 produces maximum growth, yield and yield attributing
20 Dhonde A. S.   12/029 Prof. M.S. Pilane 5.Intercropping of Maize (Zea mays L.) + Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) For higher production of green fodder  2012 Intercropping of maize + Cowpea (2:2) row ratio recorded significantly higher growth and yield attributing characters as well as total green fodder yield of maize and cowpea. 
21 Mahadev Kumawat 12/ 030 Dr. N. Y. Patil 1.Integrated weed management in Kharif Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea. L)  2012 Application of Oxyfluorfe @ 150 g ai.i.ha-1 as PE with 1 HW at 30 DAS recorded highest B:C ratio (2.14) as compared to rest of the treatments. 
22 Morey K. G.   13/279 Dr. A.A. Pisal 6.Response of Soybean varieties to nutrient management and growth regulators. 2013 Application of 75% RDF + 0:52:34 + Lihocin + Bommflower at 50% flowering found to be beneficial in increasing yield and yield attributes of soybean. 
23 Suryawanshi B. R.   13/280 Prof. A. S. Bhosale 1.Effect of fertilizer levels and plant densities   on growth and yield of summer green gram. 2013 Application of fertilizer 100% RDF (25 kg N and 50 kg P2O5) ha-1 with 30 cm x10 cm spacing is recorded maximum grain and straw yield of summer greengram.
(Phaseolus radiatus L.)
24 Ghorpade G. S   13/281 Dr. Y.R. Jadhav 5.Integrated nitrogen management in upland Paddy (Oryza sativa L.) 2013  Application of 75% RDN through inorganic fertilizer + 25% N either through castor cake or vermicompost. recorded higher growth and yield in upland paddy  
25 Mate H. H.   13/282 Prof. A.B. Mohite 2. Performance of groundnut variety to sowing time during kharif. 2013 Sowing of Kharif groundnut variety JL-501 on 26th meteorological week (25 June to 1July) ranked first in recording higher growth, yield 
26 Neha Sharma 13/283 Dr. N. Y. Patil 3.Performance of weed management  in kharif  maize (Zea mays L.). 2013 Application of Atrazine @ 1kg a.i. ha-1 integrated with one hand weeding at 30 DAS or 2,4-D as POE proved to be more remunerative treatment in producing maximum net returns and B:C ratio in maize. 
27 Mehetre A. N.   13/284 Prof. G. B. Suryawanshi 4.Effect of organic and inorganic nutrients on growth and yield of Soybean (Glycine max L.)  2013 Application of 100% GRDF was found beneficial for obtaining higher net monetary returns and B:C ratio in soybean 
28 Bhosale N. A. 14/025 Dr. A.A. Pisal 1.Effect of nutrient management on productivity of summer groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) 2014 Application of 125 % RDF was superior in recording growth parameters, yield contributing characters and yield of groundnut. 
29 Mulik N. S. 14/026 Prof. M.S. Pilane 3.Response of Soybean (Glycine max L.) Varieties to Different Fertilizer Level in Kharif  Season. 2014 Application of RDF to soybean variety KS-103 with 50 kg K2O ha-1 are advisable for obtaining higher yield 
30 Sharma A. A. 14/027 Dr. Y.R. Jadhav 4.Effect of plant spacing on seasmum (Sesamum indicum L.) varidtids in summer season. 2014 Sowing of seasmum  at  45 cm x 15 cm spacing recorded higher growth parameter, yield attributes and resulted into higher seed and straw yields 
31 Wagh S. G. 14/029 Prof. R. D. Nigade 2.Nutrient Management for Finger Miller (Eleusine coracana L.) under rainfed conditions. 2014 Application of nutrients through briquettes (60:30:45 Kg ha-1) to finger miller recorded maximum grain and straw yields. 
32 Pinki Yadav 14/030 Prof. G. B. Suryawanshi 5.Integrated weed management in soybean (Glycine max L.). 2014 For obtaining higher yield in soybean pre emergence Application of pendimetalin @ 1 kg a.i. ha-1 + one hoeing at 30 DAS is advisable
33 Jadhav V. P. 15/025 Dr. A.A. Pisal 4.Response of Sweet Corn genotypes (Zea mays saccharata sturt) 2015 sowing of sweet corn in 24 MW (11th – 17th June) is remunerative for better yield to sweet corn genotypes Sugar-75 is beneficial for higher production under kharif season in sub mountain zone. 
34 Mohite U. A. 15/026 Prof. A.B. Mohite 3.Effect of sowing windows on growth and yield of groundnut varieties during Kharif season  2015 Sowing of groundnut on 25th meteorological week (18th to 24th June) with groundnut variety TMV-10  produced higher growth, yield attributes 
35 Salgar S. B. 15-028 Prof. G. B. Suryawanshi 2.Integrated wed management in Kharif Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) 2015 Pre-emergence application of pendimethalin @ 1 kg a.i. ha-1 + one hand weeding at 30 DAS recorded highest growth attributing characters and yield in groundnut.
36 Soutade V. G. 15/029 Dr. P U. Raundal  1.Response of little millet varieties to different levels of fertilizers under rainfed condition  2015 Application of 150 per cent RDF to Little millet variety Phule Ekadashi recorded  higher yields than OLM 203.