publication . Article . 2015

Status of compost usage and its performance on vegetable production in Monga areas of Bangladesh.

M. S. I. Afrad; MM Rahman; G. K. M. M. Rahman;
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  • Published: 20 Mar 2015 Journal: International Journal of Agricultural Research, Innovation and Technology, volume 4, pages 22-28 (eissn: 2224-0616, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Bangladesh Journals Online (JOL)
Abstract
The present study was carried out to assess the existing status of compost usage on vegetable production and determine the overall effect of household waste compost (HWC) on growth and yield of vegetables and enhancement of soil fertility in the monga areas of Bangladesh. A field survey was conducted on 152 sampled farmers during 2010 to 2011. Questionnaire containing both closed and open-ended questions were used to assess existing production practices of vegetables using compost in both homestead and field conditions. Three field trials at Badargonj and Kawnia upazilas of Rangpur district were conducted taking four treatments i.e. control, recommended doses (R...
Subjects
free text keywords: Compost; Monga; Vegetable; Soil Fertility, Agriculture, S, Agronomy, Amendment, Compost, engineering.material, engineering, Fertilizer, Environmental science, Nutrient, Survey result, Crop yield, Soil fertility, Base line
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