Journal of Energy and Natural Resources
Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2019, Pages: 116-126
Received: Aug. 23, 2019;
Accepted: Oct. 5, 2019;
Published: Oct. 17, 2019
Views 171 Downloads 19
Md. Abdul Quddus, Soil and Water Management Section, Horticulture Research Centre, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh
Md. Ashraf Hossain, Soil Science Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh
Habib Mahammad Naser, Soil Science Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh
Babul Anwar, Regional Agricultural Research Station, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Jashore, Bangladesh
Md. Abdus Sattar, Farm Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh
H. E. M. Khairul Mazed, Olericulture Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh
Potassium (K) is considered as key element for plant growth and physiology and improvement of productivity and quality of crops. The potassium (K) reduction from agricultural soils of Indo-Gangetic plain had been observed due to rapidly increasing intensive cropping systems, in combination with imbalanced fertilization. Now, burning issue is needed to better understand the role and dynamic of K in plants and K-use efficiency of crops. Hence, this study was undertaken during two consecutive years of 2015-16 and 2016-17 to know the effects of different levels of potassium on lentil productivity, nodulation, nutrient uptake and K use efficiency. The experiment was laid out in randomized complete block design considering five treatments with thrice replicates. The treatments were T1 (K Control), T2 (15 kg K ha-1), T3 (30 kg K ha-1), T4 (45 kg K ha-1) and T5 (60 kg K ha-1) along with the blanket dose of N18P20S10Zn2B1.5 kg ha-1 and cowdung 3 t ha-1. Yield and yield attributes of lentil responded significantly to K fertilizer. The highest mean seed yield (1684 kg ha-1) and maximum seed yield increase over control (31.9%) got from T5 treatment followed by T4 treatment. The highest total nutrient (N, P, K, S, Zn and B) uptake, maximum nodulation and the highest protein content (29.4%) in seed was, however, recorded from the plot receiving of 60 kg K ha-1. Apparent K recovery efficiency was recorded higher (17.8%) from T4 treatment. Apparent K recovery efficiency followed the order: T4>T5>T3>T2. From the economic point of view, T5 followed by T4 treatment is viable and sound. The results of the experiment suggest that 60 kg K ha-1 might be applied along with N18P20S10Zn2B1.5 kg ha-1 for lentil cultivation in calcareous soils of Bangladesh. The K rates for fertilizer recommendation in lentil need to be revised to take account for highest yield by higher increasing rate of K in soil.
Md. Abdul Quddus,
Md. Ashraf Hossain,
Habib Mahammad Naser,
Md. Abdus Sattar,
H. E. M. Khairul Mazed,
Assessment of Potassium Element on Lentil (Lens culinaris Medic) Agronomy and Nutrient Use Efficiency in Calcareous Soils, Journal of Energy and Natural Resources. Special Issue: Assessment of Potassium Element on Lentil (Lens culinaris Medic) Agronomy and Nutrient Use Efficiency in Calcareous Soils.
Vol. 8, No. 3,
2019, pp. 116-126.
Wani, S. H.; Sah, S. K. (2014). Biotechnology and abiotic stress tolerance in rice. J. Rice Res., 2, 1000–1105.
Wang, M.; Zheng, Q.; Shen, Q.; Guo, S. (2013). The critical role of potassium in plant stress response. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 14, 7370–7390.
Hasanuzzaman, M., M. H. M. Borhannuddin Bhuyan,, Kamrun Nahar, Md. Shahadat Hossain, Jubayer Al Mahmud, Md. Shahadat Hossen, Abdul Awal Chowdhury Masud, Moumita and Masayuki Fujita. (2018). Potassium: a vital regulator of plant responses and tolerance to abiotic stresses. Agronomy, doi: 10.3390/agronomy8030031.
Quddus, M. A., M. A. Hossain, H. M. Naser, B. Anwar, S. Aktar and M. Nazimuddin. (2018). Effect of zinc and boron application on productivity, quality and nutrient uptake of fieldpea (PisumsativumL.) grown in calcareous soils. Journal of Agricultural Science and Practice, 3 (6): 132-143.
Dhuppar P, Biyan S, Chintapalli B, Rao S (2012). Lentil Crop Production in the Context of Climate Change: An Appraisal. Indian Research Journal of Extension Education, 2: 33-35.
Islam, M. M., M. R. Karim, M. M. H. Oliver, T. A. Urmi, M. A. Hossain, and M. M. MoynulHaque. (2018). Impacts of Trace Element Addition on Lentil (Lens culinaris L.) Agronomy. Agronomy, 8 (7): 100; https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy8070100
Singh, G., Wade, L. J., Singh, B. B., Singh, R. K. and Singh, V. P. (2001). Nutrient management in semi- deep water (30-50 cm) rice (Oryza sativa) and its effect on succeeding lentil (Lens culinaris) crop. Indian J. Agron., 46 (1): 12-16.
Quddus, M. A., H. M. Naser, M. A. Hossain and M. Abul Hossain. (2014). Effect of zinc and boron on yield and yield contributing characters of lentil in low Ganges river floodplain soil at madaripur, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research, 39 (4): 591-603.
Zahan, S. A., Alim, M. A., Hasan, M. M., U. K. Kabiraj and M. B. Hossain. (2009). Effect of potassium levels on the growth, yield and yield attributes of lentil. Int. J. Sustain. Crop Prod. 4 (6): 1-6.
Regmi, A. P., J. K. Ladha, E. Pasquin, H. Pathak, P. R. Hobbs, L. L. Shrestha, D. B. Gharti, and E. Duveiller. (2002). The role of potassium in sustaining yields in a long-term rice-wheat experiment in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of Nepal. Biology and Fertility of Soils 36: 240-247.
Singh, M., V. P. Singh, and D. D. Reddy. (2002). Potassium balance and release kinetics under continuous rice-wheat cropping system in Vertisol. Field Crops Research 77: 81-91.
Panaullah, G. M., J. Timsina, M. A., Saleque, M. Ishaque, A. B. M. B. U. Pathan, D. J. Connor, P. K. Saha, M. A. Quayyum, E. Humphreys, and C. A. Meisner. (2006). Nutrient uptake and apparent balances for rice-wheat sequences. III. Potassium. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 29: 173-187, DOI: 10.1080/01904160500416554.
Srinivasarao, C., Masood Ali, A. N. Ganeshamurthy, and K. K. Singh. (2003). Potassium Requirements of Pulse Crops. Better Crops International, 17 (1): 8-11.
Gupta, K., A. Dey and B. Gupta. (2013). Plant polyamines in abiotic stress responses. ActaPhysiologiaePlantarum, 35: 2015-2036.
UNDP. (1988). Land resources appraisal of Bangladesh for agricultural development. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome report 3, Vol. 1. Pp. 33-48.
Black, C. A. (1965). Methods of Soil Analysis, Part I, Agron. Monograph. 9. ASA Madison, USA.
Page, A. L., R. H. Miller, and D. R. Keeney (Eds.). (1982). Agronomy Series 9 ASA, SSSA. Methods of Soil Analysis (Part 2, 2nd ed., pp. 403-427). Am. Soc. Agron., Madison, USA.
Bremner, J. M. and Mulvaney, C. S. (1982). Total nitrogen. In A. L. Page, R. H. Miller, D. R. Keeney (Eds.), Methods of Soil Analysis (Part 2, 2nd ed., pp. 599-622). Am. Soc. Agron., Madison, USA.
Jackson, M. L. (1973). Soil Chemical Analysis (p. 498). Prentice Hall of India Private Limited, New Delhi.
Gupta, P. K. (2004). Soil, Plant, Water and Fertilizer Analysis. Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology, Rajasthan, India, Pp 168-170.
Fox, R. L.; Olsen, R. A.; Rhoades, H. F. (1964). Evaluating the sulphur status of soil by plant and soil test. Soil Science Society of America Proc, 28, 243-246. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj1964.03615995002800020034x
Lindsay, W. L. and Norvell, W. A. (1978). Development of DTPA soil test for zinc, iron, manganese and copper. Soil science Society of American. J., 42: 421-8.
Piper, C. S. (1964). Soil and Plant Analysis. Adelaide University Press, Australia.
Hiller, A., J. Plazin and D. D. Vanslyke. (1948). A study of conditions of Kjeldhal determination of nitrogen in proteins. J. Biol. Chem., 176 (3): 1401-1420.
FRG (Fertilizer Recommendation Guide). (2012). Fertilizer Recommendation Guide, Published by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Paul, F.; Brentrup, F.; BruuIsema, T.; Garcia, F. Norton, R.; Zingore, S. (2014). Nutrient/fertilizer use efficiency: measurement, current situation and trends. IFA, IWMI, IPNI and IPI.
Baligar, V. C., Fageria N. K. and He Z. L. (2001). Nutrient use efficiency in plants. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal., 32 (7&8), 921–950.
Statistix 10. (1985). An Analytical Software, Po Box 12185, Tallahassee, FL 32317, Copy right © 1985-2013.
Tithi, S. M. and Barmon B. K. (2018). Comparative advantages of lentil (Lens culinaris) and mustard (Brassica nigra L.) production and their profitability in a selected district of Bangladesh. The Agriculturists, 16 (1): 21-33.
Iqbal, A. and Hidayat, Z. (2016). Potassium management for improving growth and grain yield of maize (Zea mays L.) under moisture stress condition. Sci. Rep., 6, 34627.
Ali, A., M. Ather Nadeem, A. Tanveer, M. Tahir and M. Hussain. (2007). Effect of different potash levels on the growth, yield and protein contents of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Pak. J. Bot., 39 (2): 523-527.
Hussain, F.; Malik, A. U.; Haji, M. A.; Malghani, A. L. (2011). Growth and yield response of two cultivars of mungbean (Vigna radiata L.) to different potassium levels. J. Anim. Plant Sci., 21, 622–625.
Sahay, N., S. P. Singh and V. K. Sharma. (2013). Effect of cobalt and potassium application on growth, yield and nutrient uptake in lentil (Lens culinaris L.). Legume Res., 36 (3): 259-262.
Gerardeaux, E.; Jordan-Meille, L.; Constantin, J.; Pellerin, S.; Dingkuhn, M. (2010). Changes in plant morphology and dry matter partitioning caused by potassium deficiency in Gossypium hirsutum L. Environ. Exp. Bot., 67, 451–459.
Islam, A. and A. Muttaleb. (2016). Effect of potassium fertilization on yield and potassium nutrition of Boro rice in a wetland ecosystem of Bangladesh. Arch. Agron. Soil Sci., 62: 1530–1540.
Chanda, N., S. S. Mondal, G. Arup and K. brahmachari. (2002). Effect of potassium and sulphur on mungbean in relation to growth, productivity and fertility build up of soil. Interacademiciam, 6 (3): 266- 271.
Cheema, M. A., M. A. Wahid, A. Sattar, F. Rasul and M. F. Saleem. (2012). Influence of different levels of potassium on growth, yield and quality of canola (Brassica napus L.) cultivars. Pak. J. Agric. Sci. 49: 163-168.
Kirthisinghe, lP. 1986. Plant to plant variation in harvest index in lentil (Lens culinaris L.). DipAgrSc Dissertation. Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Ali, M. and Ch. Srinivasarao. (2001). Proceeding of International Symposium on the Importance of Potassium in Nutrient Management for Sustainable Crop Production in India. Indian Institute of Pulses Research (PRII), Gurgaon. p. 261-278.
Kurdali, F., Farid Al-Ain and Shamma M. A. (2002). Nodulation, dry matter production and N2 fixation by fababean and chickpea as affected by soil moisture potassium fertilizer. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 25 (2): 355-368.
Shani, E.; Salehin, M.; Zhang, Y.; Sanchez, S. E.; Doherty, C.; Wang, R.; Mangado, C. C.; Song, L.; Tal, I.; Pisanty, O. (2017). Plant stress tolerance requires auxin-sensitive Aux/IAA transcriptional repressors. Curr. Biol., 27, 437–444.
Guo, X. S., H. B. Zhu, W. J. Wang, S. Y. Ye, J. Wu, and L. S. Wu. (2004). Effect of Different Rates of Nitrogen and Potash on Yield and Quality of Cabbage. Plant Nutri. Fertil. Sci. 10 (2): 161-166 (in Chinese).
Bruns, H. A., and M. W. Ebellhar. (2006). Nutrient Uptake of Maize Affected by Nitrogen and Potassium Fertility in a Humid Subtropical Environment. Commun. Soil. Sci. Plant Anal. 37: 275-293.
Fergus, I. F.; Martin, A. E. (1974). Studies on potassium. IV. Interspecific differences in the uptake of non-exchangeable potassium. Soil Res., 12, 147–158.
Memon, Y. M.; Fergus, I. F.; Hughes, J. D.; Page, D. W. (1988). Utilization of non-exchangeable soil potassium in relation to soil type, plant species and stage of growth. Soil Res., 26, 489–496.
Kurhade, P. P., H. N. Sethi and R. S. Zadode. (2015). Effect of different levels of potassium on yield, quality, available nutrient and uptake of blackgram. Internat. J. agric. Sci., 11 (1): 175-178.
Chaudhari, A. V., Mane S. S. and Chadar B. R. (2018). Effect of graded levels of potassium on growth, yield and quality of black gram. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, Special Issue 6: 1607-1612.
Darunsontaya, T.; Suddhiprakarn, A.; Kheoruenromne, I.; Prakongkep, N.; Gilkes, R. (2012). The forms and availability to plants of soil potassium as related to mineralogy for upland Oxisols and Ultisols from Thailand. Geoderma 2012, 170.
Hussain, A.; Arshad, M.; Ahmad, Z.; Ahmad, H. T.; Afzal, M.; Ahmad, M. (2015). Potassium Fertilization and Maize Physiology Potassium Fertilization Influences Growth, Physiology and Nutrients Uptake of Maize (Zea mays L.). Cercet. Agron. Mold., XLVIII, 37–50.
Kumar, A. and Yadev D. S. (1993). Effect of long-term fertilization on soil fertility and yield under rice-wheat cropping system. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 41 (1): 178-180.
Mian, M. J. A. and Eaqub M. (1981). Effect of intensive fertlization and manuring on some chemical properties of soil. Bangladesh J. Agril. Sci. 8 (2): 165-173.
Ogbodo, E. N. (2011). Effect of crop residue on soil chemical properties and rice yield on an Ultisol at Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. World J. Agric. Sci., 7, 13–18.
Hinsinger, P. (1998). How do plant roots acquire mineral nutrients? Chemical processes involved in the rhizosphere. Adv. Agron., 64, 225–265.
Ahlawat, I. P. S. and Srivastava, T. K. (1997). Fertility management in pulse based cropping systems. In Recent Advances in Pulses Research; Asthana, A. N., Masood, A., Eds.; Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development: Kanpur, India, pp. 509–523.