Response of Goat Manure on Growth and Production of Sweet Corn Plants (Zea mays saccharata L.)

  • Sartia Hama Lecturer at the Agrotechnology Departement Faculty of Agriculture, Cokroaminoto Palopo University
  • Rian Saputra Dewi Student of Agrotechnology Departement, Faculty of Agriculture, Cokroaminoto Palopo University
Keywords: growth, goat manure, sweet corn


The purpose of this study was to find out how the response of giving goat manure to the growth of sweet corn plants. This research was conducted at the Faculty of Agriculture Field, Cokroaminoto Palopo University in Palopo City. This research took place from December 2018 to March 2019. This research method used a Randomized Block Design consisting of 6 treatments which were repeated 4 times so that 24 treatment units were formed. The treatment used is P0: Without Treatment (Control), P1: Giving Goat Dose 250 g/plant, P2: Giving Dose of Goat Manure 300 g/plant, P3: Giving Dose of Goat Goat 350 g/plant, P4: Giving Dose of Dirt Goat 400 g/plant, P5: Giving Dose of Goat Manure 450 g/plant. The results showed that the administration of goat manure had a significant effect on the weight parameters of the cob, this was caused by the provision of manure on the plants was sufficient. The parameters that did not significantly affect were the administration of goat manure, namely plant height, number of leaves and number of cobs. This is presumably due to factors that influence, among others, sunlight (irradiation), moisture and soil fertility.


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How to Cite
Hama, S., & Dewi, R. S. (2019). Response of Goat Manure on Growth and Production of Sweet Corn Plants (Zea mays saccharata L.). International Conference on Natural and Social Sciences (ICONSS) Proceeding Series, 1(1), 44-51.