Quick Menu

Upcoming Journals

Advances in Research

Advances in Research, ISSN: 2348-0394,Vol.: 8, Issue.: 3

Short Research Article

Variety and NPK Rate Effect on Growth and Yield of Cabbage (Brassica oleracea L.) in the Bediese Soil Series at Asante Mampong in Ghana


Kwame Nkrumah Hope1*, Mohammed Mujitaba Dawuda2,3 and Alex Otabil1

1Department of Crop and Soil Science Education, University of Education, Winneba, Mampong, Ghana.

2Department of Vegetable Science, College of Horticulture, Gansu Agriculture University, China.

3Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, University for Development Studies, Ghana.


Article Information
(1) Marco Trevisan, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy.
(1) Mrityunjoy Biswas, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
(2) Felix M. Chipojola, Ministry of Agriculture, Malawi.
Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/17486




Cabbage is one of the major vegetables cultivated on large scale in Asante Mampong for sale in the Ashanti Region and beyond. Low yield due to low yielding cultivars and inappropriate use of fertilizers is a setback in cabbage production in the area. The growth and yield response of three cabbage varieties to three NPK (15:15:15) rates was evaluated in a 3 x 3 factorial experiment conducted in Asante Mampong, Ghana in 2015. The cabbage varieties (Sahel F1, Fortune and Super Cross) and NPK rates (90 kg/ha, 120 kg/ha and 150 kg/ha) were arranged in a randomized complete block design with three replications. With the exception of root weight, there was no significant interaction effect of the treatments on the parameters studied. Although the number of leaves per plant was similar among the fertilizer rates, the higher NPK rates resulted in more leaves. The application of 120 kg/ha NPK gave the greatest yield (28.1 t/ha) and this was 18.9% and 17.8% more than the 150 kg/ha and 90 kg/ha rates respectively. The variety, Fortune, had the greatest head circumference, head diameter and head weight and it gave the greatest yield (29.2 t/ha). Application of 120 kg/ha NPK (15:15:15) and cultivation of the Fortune variety could help increase the yield and possibly income of cabbage growers in Asante Mampong.


Keywords :

Cabbage varieties; NPK rates; yield components; yield.


Full Article - PDF    Page 1-6    Article Metrics


DOI : 10.9734/AIR/2016/29940

Review History    Comments

Search this site

Advanced Search

Announcement & News

ISI Thomson Reuters selected British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research for Emerging Sources Citation Index

We are delighted to inform that ISI Thomson Reuters selected British Journal of Pharmaceutical Resea...

SCOPUS selected Annual Research & Review in Biology (ARRB)

We are delighted to inform that famous indexing organization SCOPUS (from Elsevier) selected  A...

Index Copernicus Evaluation Result Released

We are delighted to inform that Index Copernicus (a leading indexing organization from Pol...

Journal Repository (JR): Permanent Digital Archiving of SDI journals

SDI is happy to announce that all our journals are now permanently archived in Journal Repository (J...

SDI journal got 35th ranking in Publons

We are delighted to announce (as of 04/01/2016) that British Journal of Medicine and Medical Re...

Growth of SDI and world publication market

As of 2014, total 25,064 journals are competing in World market of journal publication. In 2011, tot...

Science (IF: 31) report confirmed the high standard of SDI journal

As per a recent report (Link) of Science journal (present Impact factor 31), one of our journal (Bri...

SDI introduced Post-publication peer review by its comment section

SDI journals encourage Post-publication peer review by its comment section   Policy details a...

SDI promotes transparent Advanced OPEN peer review

We have migrated to transparent and toughest ‘Advanced OPEN peer review’ system (...


  • No Awards listed.

Browser Compatibility : Mozila firefox, Google Crome and IE 7 & above. Creative Commons License Terms & Condition   |   Privacy Policy   |   Join Us   |   Help   |   Contact Us
© Copyright 2010-2018, SCIENCEDOMAIN international. All rights reserved.