Studies on various intercropping system under different plant geometry in Bt cotton
AD Pandagale, VK Khargkharate and GL Kadam
At Cotton Research Station, Nanded during Kharif season this field experiment was carried out to study the suitable planting patterns which can be useful to enhance intercrop population by flanking additional rows and to access the feasibility of different intercropping systems in Bt cotton. The result revealed that plant geometry of 120 x 45 cm was superior than 180 x 30 cm for seed cotton yield and cotton + green gram recorded significantly highest seed cotton equivalent yield (2627 kg/ha). Due to addition of intercrop can harvest a larger yield proportion than sole crop of cotton on one hand and obtain food ingredients without extra allocation of land.