Heat unit requirement of sweet corn under different planting methods and dates in temperate Kashmir, India


  • NAZIR HUSSAIN Division of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-K, Wadura 193201, India
  • ASHAQ HUSSAIN Mountain Research Centre for Field Crops, SKUAST-K, Khudwani, Anantnag 192101, India
  • MOHD ANWAR BHAT Division of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-K, Wadura 193201, India
  • OWAIS ALI WANI Division of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-K, Wadura 193201, India
  • ANWAR HUSSAIN Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Hamari, Leh, Ladakh, India
  • TAUSEEF AHMAD BHAT Division of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-K, Wadura 193201, India
  • AMIR HASAN MIR Division of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-K, Wadura 193201, India
  • FEHIM J WANI Division of Agri Statistics, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-K, Wadura 193201, India
  • SHAHEEN KOUSER Division of Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-K, Wadura 193201, India
  • NASREEN FATIMA Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kargil, Ladakh, India
  • MANSOOR HUSSAIN Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kargil, Ladakh, India
  • SHABBER HUSSAIN Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Zanskar Kargil, Ladakh, India




Sweet corn, Planting, Establishment and Phenology


In order to investigate the "Effect of Establishment method and Planting date on phenology, yield, and agrometeorological indices for sweet corn," a field experiment was carried out at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir Wadura, Sopore experimental farm of the Division of Agronomy, over the course of two sessions in Kharif 2020 and 2021. The experiment had two components: a distinct sowing date with a 20-day interval and two establishment methods (direct seeding and transplanting). The initial planting day was (25th of April, 2nd was 15th of May and third was 5th of June during both the years) Three replications in RCBD were confirmed. Following transplanting with the first date of sowing, direct seeding required the most days to attain different phenological stages and accumulate the most heat units. Transplanting with the initial date of sowing resulted in noticeably greater HUE, HTUE, PTUE, and HyTUE, resulting in the largest green cob and biological yield as compared to other dates of sowing and direct seeding. As a result, given the weather in Kashmir It was discovered that planting on the first day of sowing increased sweet corn yields economically.



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How to Cite

HUSSAIN, N., HUSSAIN, A., BHAT, M. A., WANI, O. A., HUSSAIN, A., BHAT, T. A., MIR, A. H., WANI, F. J., KOUSER, S., FATIMA, N., HUSSAIN, M., & HUSSAIN, S. (2023). Heat unit requirement of sweet corn under different planting methods and dates in temperate Kashmir, India. Journal of Agrometeorology, 25(3), 448–453. https://doi.org/10.54386/jam.v25i3.2251