Site-specific Nutrient Management for Enhancing Crop Productivity

Main Article Content

Ramesh Chand Bana
S. S. Yadav
A. C. Shivran
Prabhoo Singh
Vinod Kumar Kudi

Abstract

Nutrient management plays a crucial role in achieving self-sufficiency in food grain production. High price index of chemical fertilizers coupled with mount pollution problem gave rise to interest in precision nutrient management tools. Site specific nutrient management (SSNM) increases and maintains the yield by optimizing the balance between supply and demand of nutrients. Nutrient application as per SSNM concept resulted in significantly higher grain yields of maize, rice, wheat and other important crop over recommended dose of fertilizers (RDF) and farmer’s fertilizers practices. The SSNM is real time feeding of crops with nutrients while recognizing the inherent spatial variability which enhances crop productivity, nutrient use efficiency (NUE) and avoids nutrient wastage. For effective SSNM, utilization of different sensing devices of soil and plant nutrient status, decision support systems, GIS, remote sensing, simulation models and nenoparticles play an important role. Traditional techniques like balanced fertilization, use of nitrification inhibitors and slow-release nitrogenous fertilizers (SRNF) are also used to attain higher productivity and reduce environmental pollution. This paper deals with the SSNM approaches which are able to enhance crop productivity, NUE and sustainability.

Keywords:
Crop productivity, site-specific nutrient management, green seeker, SPAD, N-management.

Article Details

How to Cite
Bana, R. C., Yadav, S. S., Shivran, A. C., Singh, P., & Kudi, V. K. (2020). Site-specific Nutrient Management for Enhancing Crop Productivity. International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 21(15), 17-25. https://doi.org/10.9734/irjpac/2020/v21i1530249
Section
Review Article

References

Anonymous. Statistical database. FAI; 2019. Available:https://www.faidelhi.org/general/con-npk.pdf.

Dass A, Suri VK, Choudhary AK. Site-specific nutrient management approaches for enhanced nutrient-use efficiency in agricultural crops. Journal of Crop Science and Technology. 2014;3(3):1-6.

Bana RC, Gupta AK, Puniya R, Singh P. Effect of zinc ferti-fortification on yield and economics of basmati rice (O sativa L.) under subtropical region of Jammu. Green Farming. 2020a;11(1):52-55.

Ranva S, Singh YV, Jain N, Bana RC, Bana RS Bajya DR. Effect of natural safe rock minerals on growth, yield and quality of rice (Oryza sativa) in rice-wheat cropping system. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 2019;89(9):1529-35.

Dobermann A, White PF. Strategies for nutrient management in irrigated and rainfed lowland rice systems. Nutr Cycling Agroecosyst. 1999;53:1-18.

Pathak H, Singh Y, Singh B. Site-specific nutrient management for improving the productivity of rice–wheat cropping system. In: Singh Y et al., editors. Nutrient management for sustainable rice–wheat cropping system. New Delhi (India): National Agricultural Technology Project, Indian Council for Agricultural Research and Ludhiana (India): Punjab Agricultural University. 2003;79–98.

Rao KV. Research themes site specific integrated nutrient management for sustainable rice production and growth. Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India: Rice Knowledge Management Portal (RKMP), Directorate of Rice Research; 2014.

Gill MS, Pal SS, Ahlawat IPS. Approaches for sustainability of rice (Oryza sativa)-wheat (Triticum aestivum) cropping system in Indo-Gangetic plains of India- a review. Indian Journal of Agronomy. 2008;53(2):81-96.

Bruulselma TW, Fixen PE, Sulewski GD, editors. 4R Plant Nutrition Manual: A manual for improving the management of plant nutrition. International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), Norcross, GA, USA; 2012.

Richards MB, Butterbach-Bahl K, Jat ML, Lipinski B, Ortiz-Monasterio I, Sapkota T. Site-Specific Nutrient Management: Implementation guidance for policymakers and investors. PRACTICE BRIEF Climate-smart agriculture; 2015. Available:https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/132679166.pdf.

IRRI. Knowledge bank; 2020. Available:http://www.knowledgebank.irri.org/ericeproduction/IV.4_SSNM.htm.

Biradar DP, Aladakatti YR, Basavannepa MA. Management performance in a rice-wheat cropping system. Better Crops. 2012;92(4):26-28.

Hach CV, Tan PS. Study on site-specific nutrient management for high-yielding rice in the Mekong delta. Omonrice. 2007;15:144-152.

Wang G, Dobermann A, Witt C, Sun Q, Fu R. Performance of site-specific nutrient management for irrigated rice in Southeast China. Agron J. 2001;93:869-878.

Gill MS, Shukla AK, Singh MP, Tomar OK, Raj Kumar, Majumdar K, Tiwari KN. Evaluation of nutrient management options for yield, economics, and nutrient use efficiency. Better Crops. 2009;3:12-15.

Khurana HS, Phillips SB, Singh B, Dobermann A, Sidhu AS, Singh S, Peng S. Performance of site-specific nutrient management for irrigated, transplanted rice in northwest India. Agron J. 2007;99:1436-1447.

Singh V, Singh B, Singh Y, Thind HS, Gupta RK. Need based nitrogen management using the chlorophyll meter and leaf color chart in rice and wheat in South Asia: a review. Nutr. Cycl. Agroecosyst. 2010;88:361-380.

Hussain F, Bronson KF, Singh Y, Singh B, Peng S. Use of chlorophyll meter sufficiency indices for nitrogen management of irrigated rice in Asia. Agron J. 2000;92:875-879.

Peng S, Garcia FV, Laza RC, Sanico AL, Visperas RM, Cassman KG. Increased N-use efficiency using a chlorophyll meter on high- yielding irrigated rice. Field Crops Research. 1996;47:243-252.

Hussain F, Zia MS, Akhtar ME,Yasin M. Nitrogen management and use efficiency with chlorophyll meter and leaf color chart. Pak. J. Soil Sci. 2003; 22:1-10.

Singh B, Singh Y, Ladha JK, Bronson KF, Balasubramanian V, Singh J, Khind CS. Chlorophyll meter- and leaf color chart -based nitrogen management for rice and wheat in northwestern India. Agron J. 2002;94:821-829.

Yang WH, Peng S, Huang J, Sanico AL, Buresh RJ, Witt C. Using leaf color charts to estimate leaf nitrogen status of rice. Agron J. 2003;95:212-217.

Singh V, Singh Y, Singh B, Singh B, Gupta RK, Singh J, Ladha JK, Balasubramanian V. Performance of site specific nitrogen management for irrigated transplanted rice in northwestern India. Arch Agron Soil Sci. 2007;53:567-579.

Bhat AT, Kotru R, Ahmed L, Ganai MA. Management of N through Leaf color chart (LCC) in Rice under irrigated conditions of Kashmir. Applied Biological Research. 2015;17(1):24-30.

Gupta R. Crop canopy sensors for efficient nitrogen management in the Indo-Gangetic plains. Progress Report (1-11-2004 to 31-10-2006). Mexico: The Rice-Wheat Consortium, New Delhi International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); 2006. Available:http://www.nue.okstate.edu/GreenSeeker/GS%20-Full%20TechReport-%20%20Dec%2014-06. Pdf.

Raun WR, Solie JB, Johnson GV, Stone ML, Lukina EV, Thomason WE, Schepers JS. In: Season prediction on potential grain yield in winter wheat using canopy reflectance. Agron. J. 2001;93:131-8.

Singh I, Srivastava AK, Chandna P, Gupta RK. Crop sensors for efficient nitrogen management in sugarcane: potential and constraints. Sugar Tech. 2006;8(4):299-302. doi: 10.1007/BF02943572.

Singh B, Sharma RK, Kaur J, Jat ML, Martin KL, Singh Y. Assessment of the nitrogen management strategy using an optical sensor for irrigated wheat. Agron. Sustainable Dev. 2011;31:589-603.

Kitchen NR, Goulding KWT. On-farm technologies and practices to improve nitrogen use efficiency. In: Follett RF, Hatfield JL, editors. Nitrogen in the environment: sources, problems, and management. Amsterdam (The Netherlands): Elsevier. 2001;335-369.

Boote KJ, Hoogenboom G, Jones JW, Ingram KT. Modeling nitrogen fixation and its relationship to nitrogen uptake in the CROPGRO model. In: Liwang MA, Ahuja LR, Bruulsema T, editors. Quantifying and understanding plant nitrogen uptake for systems modeling. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press. 2009;13-46.

Bao V-VQ, Vuong LD, Luan LV. Biomimetic synthesis of silver nanoparticles for preparing preservative solutions for mandarins (Citrus Deliciosa Tenore). Nano LIFE. 2018;8(01):1850003.

Panpatte DG, Jhala YK, Shelat HN, Vyas RV. Nanoparticles- the next generation technology for sustainable agriculture. In: Singh DP, Singh HB, Prabha R (eds) Microbial inoculants in sustainable agricultural productivity volume 2: functional applications. Springer, New Delhi. 2016;289-300:2016.

Singh A, Singh N, Hussain I, Singh H, Singh SJIJPSI. Plant-nanoparticle interaction: an approach to improve agricultural practices and plant productivity. Int J Pharm Sci Invent. 2015;4(8):25-40.

Ngo QB, Dao TH, Nguyen HC, Tran XT, Van Nguyen T, Khuu TD et al. Effects of nano crystalline powders (Fe, Co and Cu) on the germination, growth, crop yield and product quality of soybean. Adv Nat Sci Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2014;5(1): 015016.

Motsara MR. Available nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium status of Indian soils as depicted by soil fertility maps. Fertil Newsl. 2002;47(8):15-21.

Singh B, Singh V, Singh Y, Gupta RK. Nitrogen management in rice for high fertilizer use efficiency. Indian Farming. 2009;11-14.

Bana RC, Gupta AK, Bazaya BR Singh, P. Influence of ZN-fertilization on nutrient uptake and soil nutrient dynamics in basmati rice (O. sativa L.). International Journal of Chemical Studies. 2020b;8(1):279-282.