N.V. SARALA*, M. HEMANTH KUMAR, L. MADHAVILATHA, B. VAJANTHA AND T.M. HEMALATHA
Agricultural Research Station, Perumalapalle – 517 505
An experiment to study effect of spacing and fertilizer levels on growth and yield of little millet was conducted in Agricultural Research Station, Perumallapalle during kharif, 2018 with an objective of to optimize the fertilizer dose of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium along with optimum plant population. The experimental results revealed that the highest grain yield (13.14 q ha-1) was recorded when seedlings of little millet were transplanted at a spacing of 25 cm × 25 cm and among the fertilizer levels, 40:40:20 kg of NPK ha-1 recorded the highest grain yield (12.66 q ha-1) of little millet in sandy loam soils of southern agroclimatic zone of Andhra Pradesh.
Fertilizer, growth, little millet, spacing, yield