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EFFECT OF DIFFERENT LEVELS OF NPK ON THE YIELD AND QUALITY OF RICE CV. IR-6 

Khalid Mehmood, Fateh Muhammad Chaudhry and Abid HussainUniversity of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 

Abstract: This study was designed to investigate the effect of different levels of NPK on paddy yield and quality of rice cultivar IR-6. The proposed levels were 0-0-0, 120-0-0, 120-60-0, 120-0-60, 120-60-60, 120-90-0, 120-0-90 and 120-90-90 NPK kg ha1. The treatments were replicated four times in randomized complete block design. Data showed that plant height, tillers hill1, and paddy yield were affected significantly by different levels of NPK as compared to control.  

Keywords: Block design, NPK levels, paddy yield, plant height, rice cultivar, tillers per hill, treatments.