Effect of organic and inorganic sources of fertilizers on growth and yield of saffron (Crocus sativus L.)

S. Naseer, F.A. Nehvi, S.A. Nagoo, S.S. Samad, A.M. Iqbal, N.A. Dar
Application of organic and inorganic fertilizers in the shape of cow manure, vermicompost, Urea (nitrogen), DAP (phosphorous) and MOP (potassium) in the ratio of 90 N:60 P2O5:50 K2O kg ha-1 in combination with 10 t ha-1 FYM and 0.5 t ha-1 vermicompost recoded maximum number of flowers plot-1 (2527.2) associated with maximum saffron yield plot-1 (19.943 g) showing an increase in saffron yield to the extent of 154.86% and corm yield by 150% over traditional practice.
Naseer, S., Nehvi, F.A., Nagoo, S.A., Samad, S.S., Iqbal, A.M. and Dar, N.A. (2018). Effect of organic and inorganic sources of fertilizers on growth and yield of saffron (Crocus sativus L.). Acta Hortic. 1200, 101-106
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1200.16
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1200.16
organic, inorganic fertilizers, productivity, saffron
English

Acta Horticulturae