Growth and yield of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) as affected by poultry manure application

@inproceedings{Dauda2008GrowthAY,
  title={Growth and yield of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) as affected by poultry manure application},
  author={Siti Nurazira Mohd Dauda and Funminiyi A Ajayi and Emmanuel Ndor},
  year={2008}
}
A trial was carried out in 2005 and 2006 rainy season to study the efficacy of different levels of poultry manure (PM) at the rates of 0, 3.3, 6.6 and 9.9 t ha on growth and yield of Citrullus lanatus, in Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. The experiment was carried out in a randomized complete block design, replicated three times. The results showed that application of PM significantly enhance growth parameter vigour and number of fruits during the two seasons. The average weights of the fruits… CONTINUE READING

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