Potentials of palm bunch ash on yield of zea mays

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Keywords: palm bunch ash, yield, maize

Abstract

Field study were conducted on the effectiveness of using different rates of palm bunch ash to increase fruit field of maize during the 2009 cropping season at the teaching and search form of the Rivers State University of Education Ndele campus, Port- Harcourt Rivers State, Nigeria. The experiments were laid out in a randomized complete Block design (RCBD) with four treatments replicated three times. The treatment comprised of 0kglha, 80kglha, 160kglha and 240kglha palm bunch ash respectively. Date analyzed showed that application of palm bunch ash to the rate of 80kglha significantly increased whole grain weight,
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