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RESPONSE OF NERICA VARIETIES TO NITROGEN AND SEED RATE IN THE NORTHERN GUINEA SAVANNAH OF NIGERIA

Luka, G. L., Dauda, H., Hinjari, A. D..

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The experiment was carried out at two locations; the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) farm at Samaru (latitude 1118' 16"N, longitude 0762' 34"E and 686m above sea level) and at Giwa (latitude 11 12' 42"N, longitude 7 33' 14"E and 691m above sea level) during 2011 rainy season. Treatments evaluated consisted of three rates of nitrogen (0, 65 and 130 kg N ha-1), three seed rates (30, 60 and 90 kg ha-1) and two rice varieties (NERICA 4 and 8). The treatments were factorially combined and laid out in a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) and replicated three times. Gross and net plot sizes were 12m2and 7m2 respectively. Result obtained shows that 65 kg N ha-1 and 60 kg ha-1 seed rate gave the highest leaf area index, total dry matter, relative growth rate, panicle weight, paddy yield and protein content. Regression analysis carried out for NERICA 4 and 8 gave the following optimum values of 83kg N ha-1 at 66kg ha-1 of seed and 83kg N ha-1 using 63kg ha-1 of seed in Samaru. In Giwa, 80 kg N ha-1 at 66 kg ha-1 of seed or 80 kg N ha-1 at 63 kg ha-1 of seed for NERICA 4 and 8 respectively. NERICA 8 is however recommended for adoption in the Northern Guinea Savannah as it proved more adapted with high yields of 3449.4 and 1379.8 kg ha-1 in Samaru and Giwa respectively.

Key words: NERICA, Nitrogen, Seed rate


 
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Luka, G. L., Dauda, H., Hinjari, A. D.. RESPONSE OF NERICA VARIETIES TO NITROGEN AND SEED RATE IN THE NORTHERN GUINEA SAVANNAH OF NIGERIA. Equijost. 2018; 5(1): 48-56.


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Luka, G. L., Dauda, H., Hinjari, A. D.. RESPONSE OF NERICA VARIETIES TO NITROGEN AND SEED RATE IN THE NORTHERN GUINEA SAVANNAH OF NIGERIA. Equijost. 2018; 5(1): 48-56.



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Luka, G. L., Dauda, H., Hinjari, A. D.. RESPONSE OF NERICA VARIETIES TO NITROGEN AND SEED RATE IN THE NORTHERN GUINEA SAVANNAH OF NIGERIA. Equijost. (2018), [cited August 21, 2019]; 5(1): 48-56.



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Luka, G. L., Dauda, H., Hinjari, A. D. (2018) RESPONSE OF NERICA VARIETIES TO NITROGEN AND SEED RATE IN THE NORTHERN GUINEA SAVANNAH OF NIGERIA. Equijost, 5 (1), 48-56.



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Luka, G. L., Dauda, H., Hinjari, A. D.. 2018. RESPONSE OF NERICA VARIETIES TO NITROGEN AND SEED RATE IN THE NORTHERN GUINEA SAVANNAH OF NIGERIA. Equity Journal of Science and Technology, 5 (1), 48-56.



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Luka, G. L., Dauda, H., Hinjari, A. D.. "RESPONSE OF NERICA VARIETIES TO NITROGEN AND SEED RATE IN THE NORTHERN GUINEA SAVANNAH OF NIGERIA." Equity Journal of Science and Technology 5 (2018), 48-56.



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Luka, G. L., Dauda, H., Hinjari, A. D.. "RESPONSE OF NERICA VARIETIES TO NITROGEN AND SEED RATE IN THE NORTHERN GUINEA SAVANNAH OF NIGERIA." Equity Journal of Science and Technology 5.1 (2018), 48-56. Print.



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Luka, G. L., Dauda, H., Hinjari, A. D. (2018) RESPONSE OF NERICA VARIETIES TO NITROGEN AND SEED RATE IN THE NORTHERN GUINEA SAVANNAH OF NIGERIA. Equity Journal of Science and Technology, 5 (1), 48-56.





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