17 Dec 2013

Response to Potassium in the Rice-Wheat Cropping System of Red and Lateritic Soils

West Bengal soils, thought to be rich in K, showed a significant increase in grain yield of rice and wheat with K addition over the existing fertilisation practice. Improved K fertilisation is required to reduce the current rice and wheat yield gap that exists between West Bengal and other parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

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