Wet-Field Paddy

Trial Design: Trial by farmers in 4 regions.

Method: Direct seeding

Fertilizer:

  • Treatment 1: Traditional Fertilizer: 104.3 kg/ha N, 42.5 kg/ha P2O5, 56.5 kg/ha K2O.
  • Treatment 2: SK Cote Precise 23-9-13 at 225 kg/ha after direct sowing.
TreatmentsCommon NameTime of applicationNutrient Rate (kg/ha)
Days after SowingNP2O5K2O
T1140kg NPK11224.521.714.0
40kg Urea
100kg NPK
3035.915.510.0
40kg Urea
150kg NPK2
5043.94.537.5
T2SK Cote051.7520.2529.25

Note: NPK1: 17.5-15.5-10 and NPK2: 17-3-25

Region 1

  • Date planted: 30 May 2016
  • Date harvested: 3 September 2016
  • Number of days: 97 days

​Growth data collected as follows:​

ParameterSK CoteConventional
Date15/7/1615/7/16
Height of paddy (cm)88.0885.94
Number of tillers (625cm²)32.7528.97
SPAD meter reading34.636.69

Yield as follows:

 SK CoteConventional
Yield (ton/ha)8.736.91

Region 2

  • Date planted: 12 May 2016
  • Date harvested: 15 August 2016
  • Number of days: 95 days

Growth data collected as follows:​

ParameterSK CoteConventional
Date16/7/1614/8/1616/7/1614/8/16
Height of paddy (cm)110.77111.8599.05100.10
Number of tillers (625cm²)30.5831.8628.1229.43
SPAD meter reading32.930.434.029.7
Panicle length (cm)-25.7 -22.4

Yield as follows:

 SK Cote Plot 1SK Cote Plot 2Conventional 1Conventional 2
Yield (ton/ha)8.718.756.196.75

Region 3

  • Date planted: 30 May 2016
  • Date harvested: 3 September 2016
  • Number of days: 97 days

Growth data collected as follows:​

ParameterSK CoteConventional
Date16/8/1616/8/16
Height of paddy (cm)91.9290.18
Number of tillers (625cm²)34.4127.87
SPAD meter reading36.229.5

​Yield as follows:

 SK CoteConventional
Yield (ton/ha)9.676.52

Region 4

  • Date planted: 12 May 2016
  • Date harvested: 15 August 2016
  • Number of days: 95 days

 ​Growth data collected as follows:​

ParameterSK CoteConventional 
Date16/7/1614/8/1616/7/1614/8/16
Height of paddy (cm)108.83106.3996.88100.35
Number of tillers (625cm²)34.1733.9328.5228.94
SPAD meter reading34.227.135.228.1
Panicle length (cm)-25.4-23.1

​Yield as follows:

 SK CoteConventional
Yield (ton/ha)8.546.14
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