Yield and Yield Attributes of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) as Influenced by Different Weeding Tools and Weed Control Measures

Daleshwar Rajak, Pradeep Prasad, Shambhu Sharan Kumar
2018 International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences  
A field experiment was conducted at Zonal Research Station, Darisai, East Singhbhum, Jharkhand during rabi season of 2005-06 to 2007-08 to find out the performance of different weeding tools along with weedicides for increasing the productivity of wheat. The experiments were laid out in Randomized Block Design with six treatments viz; khurpi, dutch hoe, grubber, dry land weeder, weedicide and control. The results revealed that Grubber gave maximum grain yield (27.32 q ha -1 ) followed by khurpi
more » ... followed by khurpi (26.20 q/ha). The highest weeding control efficiency (93.10 %) was also recorded in grubber followed by khurpi (96.8 %) and lowest (83.43%) was with weedicide. The plant damage was highest under dutch hoe (2.01%) followed by dryland weeder (1.61%) and lowest (0.64%) with khurpi. The highest benefit cost ratio (1.25) was obtained when weeding was done with grubber.
doi:10.20546/ijcmas.2018.707.298 fatcat:qryilsltgbhybh4ihoay6x6bqy