Role of Phosphorus and Iron in Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

Role of Phosphorus and Iron in Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ( 2013-09-19 )

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The Book content role of phosphorus and iron on yield, yield attributes and quality parameters ofchickpea. Pulses occupy a unique position in every known systems of farming all over the world. Their inclusion as main, catch, cover, green manure and intercrop in crop rotation keeps up soil alive and productive. Pulses are the main sources of protein for the major population of the country. Among pulses chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.), the premier pulse crop of India, popularly known as Gram or Bengal gram is mainly grown in Rabi season. It is the member of family Leguminaceae and sub family Papilionaceae. Chickpea is a rich source of highly digestible dietary protein (17-21 per cent), carbohydrate (61.5 per cent) and fat (4.5 per cent). It is also rich in Ca, Fe, niacin, vitamin-B and vitamin-C. It’s leaves contains malic acid which is very useful for stomach ailments and blood purification. It being a pulse crop enriches the soil through symbiotic nitrogen fixation.

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M. L. Dotaniya
A. K. Mathur
K. K. Pingoliya

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Agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fishery, nutrition