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Determination of NPS Fertilizer Rates Based on Calibrated Phosphorus for Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Production in Horo District, Western Oromia Region

The purpose of this study was to establish the optimum NPS rate based on calibrated phosphors for bread wheat productivity in Horo District. NPS fertilizer based on the critical levels of P and optimum N fertilizer determined for the district to determine the economically optimum levels of NPS. The treatments consist of 100% Pc from DAP and recommended N fertilizer and 100%, 75%, 50%, 25% Pc from NPS fertilizer with recommended N fertilizer and control (no fertilizer application) on a bread wheat, with seed rate of 150 kg ha-1. The two years (2020-2021) analysis of variance showed that biomass yield of bread wheat was highly significantly affected by the rate of NPS. The highest grain yield (5028.30 kg ha-1) and biomass yield (11455.4 kg ha-1) were obtained in response to the application of 100% of Pc from NPS + Rec. N, whereas the lowest grain yield (2882.2 kg ha-1) and biomass yield (8144.3 kg ha-1) were obtained from control treatment, respectively. The highest net benefit of 53247.4 Birr ha-1 was obtained from 100% of Pc from NPS with optimum N fertilizer application. Based on the findings of this study, 100% of Pc from NPS plus suggested nitrogen fertilizer was selected as the best and resulted in the highest yields of bread wheat production in Horo district, according to both agronomic data and partial budget analysis. Therefore, the technology's verification and demonstration for popularization should be continued.

NPS, Bread Wheat, Optimum Fertilizer

APA Style

Chalsissa Takele, Temesgen Chimdessa. (2023). Determination of NPS Fertilizer Rates Based on Calibrated Phosphorus for Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Production in Horo District, Western Oromia Region. Modern Chemistry, 11(3), 55-59. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.mc.20231103.11

ACS Style

Chalsissa Takele; Temesgen Chimdessa. Determination of NPS Fertilizer Rates Based on Calibrated Phosphorus for Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Production in Horo District, Western Oromia Region. Mod. Chem. 2023, 11(3), 55-59. doi: 10.11648/j.mc.20231103.11

AMA Style

Chalsissa Takele, Temesgen Chimdessa. Determination of NPS Fertilizer Rates Based on Calibrated Phosphorus for Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Production in Horo District, Western Oromia Region. Mod Chem. 2023;11(3):55-59. doi: 10.11648/j.mc.20231103.11

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