Nitrogen Fixation Associated with Sorghum and Pearl Millet.AIAS occasional publication No. 12 uri icon


  • Sorghum and pearl millet are often growth in poor fertility conditions where estimates of the N balance in crop production indicate a very efficient uptake of soil nitrate and/or an input from biological N 2-Fixation. This is being examined in long term, nitrogen ?balance field experiment at ICRISAT In the second season as much as 72 kgB/ha was removed by one sorghum cultivar, grown with no N fertilizer addition in a low fertility soil(c 0.03% in the top 30 cm)

publication date

  • 1984