Seed Yield of Groundnut (Arachis Hypogaea L.) as Influenced by Phosphorus and Manure Application at Babile, Eastern Ethiopia

Seed Yield of Groundnut (Arachis Hypogaea L.) as Influenced by Phosphorus and Manure Application at Babile, Eastern Ethiopia


  • Journal title: International journal of Advanced Biological and Biomedical Research
  • ISSN: 2383-2762 (print)2322-4827 (online)
  • Publisher: CASRP Publishing Company
  • Country of publisher: iran, islamic republic of
  • Date added to EuroPub: 2017/May/15

Subject and more

  • LCC Subject Category: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Anatomy, Physiology,
  • Publisher's keywords: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Cell biology, Clinical Sciences, Comparative Physiology
  • Language of fulltext: english
  • Full-text formats available: PDF


  • Bethlehem Melese | Wondogenet Research Center, P.O.Box 198, Shashemene, Ethiopia
  • Nigussie Dechassa | Haromaya University, P.O.Box 138, Diredawa Ethiopia




Objective: A field experiment was conducted in order to study the effect of phosphorus and manure application on agronomic performance and seed yield of groundnut. Methods: Factorial combination of two groundnut varieties (‘Werer 962’ and ‘Oldhale’), Three rates of phosphorus (0, 90 and 180 kg P2O5 ha-1) and three rates of manure (0, 5 and 10 ton ha-1) were laid out in randomized complete block design with three replication. Results: The combined application of 180 kg P2O5 ha-1 and 10 ton manure ha-1 resulted in the highest number of pods per plant and seed yield. The increase in number of pods per plant and seed yield at the highest combined application rates of the two fertilizers were 40 and 60%, compared to the control of the two fertilizers. Generally, the present study has shown that the integrated use of manure (10 ton ha-1) and inorganic phosphorus (180 kg P2O5 ha-1) fertilizer resulted in highest seed yield of groundnut compared to the application of either fertilizer alone.

About Asrpc

ASRPC International is an amalgamation of Open Access Publications and worldwide international science conferences, workshops, database, scientific network and events. Established in the year 2011 with the sole aim of making the information on Sciences and technology "Open Access" (, ASRPC International publishes scholarly journals in all aspects of Science, Engineering, Management and Technology journals. ASRPC International has been instrumental in taking the knowledge on Science & technology to the doorsteps of ordinary men and women. Research Scholars, Students, Libraries, Educational Institutions, Research centers and the industry are main stakeholders that benefited greatly from this knowledge dissemination.