Productivity of mungbean (Vigna radiata) as influenced by phosphorus fertilizer


  • Khalilullah Khaleeq -
  • Ahmad Munir Amini -
  • Mohammad Alim Behzad -
  • Najibullah Hemmat -
  • SS Rathore -
  • Mohammad Aiob Mansoor -



Growth, Mungbean, Phosphorus, genotypes, Yield attributes and Yield


A Field experiment was conducted at the agriculture faculty of Kunduz University farm during the summer season of 2023 to study the effect of genotypes and phosphorus levels on growth, yield attributes and yield of mungbean. The experiment was laid out in a split plot design with two genotypes of mugbean viz watani and Zirati, four phosphorus levels viz control (no fertilizer), 20, 40 and 60 kg P2O5 ha-1 with three replications The experimental findings indicated that the growth parameters, yield attributes and yield viz. plant height (63.50cm), days to 50% flowering stage (36.50 days), days to maturity (76.5), LAI at harvest (1.61), dry matter (111.83gr/plant), branches/plant(10.33), pod length (6.73cm), pods/plant (16.66), seeds/pod (7.66),100 seed weight (32.5gr), seed yield (1227.83 kg/ha), stover yield (1,977.50 kg/ha) and biological yield (3,205.33kg/ha) were enhanced due to watani genotypes along with application of 60 kg P2O5ha-1, whereas the minimum growth parameters, yield attributes and yield was obtained in the plots Zirati genotypes with no phosphorus application.


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Author Biographies

Khalilullah Khaleeq, -

Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Kunduz University, Afghanistan

Ahmad Munir Amini, -

Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Kunduz University, Afghanistan

Mohammad Alim Behzad, -

Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Kunduz University, Afghanistan

Najibullah Hemmat, -

Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Baghlan University, Afghanistan

SS Rathore, -

Division of Agronomy, ICAR-IARI Pusa, New Delhi 110012

Mohammad Aiob Mansoor, -

Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kunduz University, Afghanistan


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How to Cite

Khalilullah Khaleeq, Ahmad Munir Amini, Mohammad Alim Behzad, Najibullah Hemmat, SS Rathore, & Mohammad Aiob Mansoor. (2023). Productivity of mungbean (Vigna radiata) as influenced by phosphorus fertilizer. Journal of Agriculture and Ecology, 17, 71–74.