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Evaluation of Plant Growth, Yield and Yield Attributes of Biofield Energy Treated Mustard (Brassica juncea) and Chick Pea (Cicer arietinum) Seeds

Trivedi, Mahendra Kumar; Branton, Alice; Trivedi, Dahryn and Nayak, Gopal (2015) Evaluation of Plant Growth, Yield and Yield Attributes of Biofield Energy Treated Mustard (Brassica juncea) and Chick Pea (Cicer arietinum) Seeds. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 4 (6), pp. 291-295.

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Summary

The present study was carried out to evaluate the effect of Mr. Trivedi’s biofield energy treatment on mustard (Brassica juncea) and chick pea (Cicer arietinum) for their growth, yield, and yield attributes. Both the samples were divided into two groups. One group was remained as untreated and coded as control, while the other group (both seed and plot) was subjected to Mr. Trivedi’s biofield energy treatment and referred as the treated. The result showed the plant height of mustard and chick pea was increased by 13.2 and 97.41%, respectively in the treated samples as compared to the control. Additionally, primary branching of mustard and chick pea was improved by 7.4 and 19.84%, respectively in the treated sample as compared to the control. The control mustard and chick pea crops showed high rate of infection by pests and diseases, while treated crops were free from any infection of pests and disease. The yield attributing characters of mustard showed, lucidly higher numbers of siliquae on main shoot, siliquae/plant and siliquae length were observed in the treated seeds and plot as compared with the control. Moreover, similar results were observed in the yield attributing parameters of chick pea viz. pods/plant, grains/pod as well as test weight of 1000 grains. The seed and stover yield of mustard in treated plots were increased by 61.5% and 25.4%, respectively with respect to the control. However, grain/seed yield of mustard crop after biofield energy treatment was increased by 500% in terms of kg per meter square as compared to the control. Besides, grain/seed yield of chick pea crop after biofield energy treatment was increased by 500% in terms of kg per meter square. The harvest index of biofield treated mustard was increased by 21.83%, while it was slight increased in case of chick pea. In conclusion, the biofield energy treatment could be used on both the seeds and plots of mustard and chick pea as an alternative way to increase the production and yield.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:Trivedi Effect, The Trivedi Effect, Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Mahendra Trivedi, Biofield, Biofield Treatment, Chickpea, Mustard, Brassica Juncea, Cicer Arietinum, Seed Yield of Mustard, Stover Yield of Mustard, Grain Yield of Mustard, Growth of Mustard, Yield of Mustard, Yield Attributes of Mustard, Growth of Chickpea, Yield of Chickpea, Yield Attributes of Chickpea, Harvest Index of Mustard Seeds, Harvest Index of Chickpea
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: USA > Other organizations
ISSN:2328-563X
DOI:10.11648/j.aff.20150406.19
Related Links:http://trivediscience.com/publications/agriculture-publications/evaluation-of-plant-growth-yield-and-yield-attributes-of-biofield-energy-treated-mustard-brassica-juncea-and-chick-pea-cicer-arietinum-seeds/
Deposited By: Trivedi, Mr. Mahendra
ID Code:30773
Deposited On:07 Feb 2017 14:39
Last Modified:07 Feb 2017 14:39
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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