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Response of Wheat Lines to Different Levels of Phosphorus Application

The International Journal of Biological Research (TIJOBR)

Muhammad Zubair Shah1*, Riaz ahmad2, Haleema Sadia1, Maryam Zulfiqar1, Sobia Riaz3,
Abdul Kareem4, Rizwan Mehmood5, Faisal Iqbal1
1Department of Botany, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
2Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
3Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
4College of Grassland Agricultural Sciences, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, 712100, Shaanxi, China.
5Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad
*Corresponding author’s: zubairshah97@yahoo.com

Submitted Accepted Published
Jul 01,2020 Jul 31,2020 Aug 23,2020

2020 / Vol: 3 / Issue: 3


Phosphorus fertilization is major input in crop production and is most important nutrient needed by wheat crop. However,
genotypes vary for their response to different phosphorus level. The present study was carried out investigate the
response of wheat lines viz. 9496, ZA-10, Galaxy-2013, ZA-6, 9493 to different phosphorus level with respect to their
germination and yield response. This experiment was conducted at Agronomic Research Area, University of Agriculture,
Faisalabad during 2016-17 was carried out at Agronomic Research Area, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad during 2016-
17 and replicated three times. This experiment was designed in Randomized Complete Block Design in factorial
arrangements. The plot size of 1.8 × 6.0 m was maintained. The collected data were analyzed statistically by employing
Fisher’s analysis of variance techniques. Treatments means were compared by using least significant difference test at
(5%) probability level. Observations on yield related and morphological traits were calculated following standard
procedures. Data depicted that 100 kg ha-1 produced maximum plant height, stem diameter, spike per plant no of tiller,
leaf area as compared to control in all genotypes. Further we observed maximum 1000-grain weight and harvest index at
100 kg ha-1 p level as compared to control. Moreover, data shows that genotype Galaxy-2013 performed better as
compared to 9496, ZA-10, ZA-6 and 9493 genotypes.
Key words: Wheat, phosphorus application, yield


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