Use of Compost Fertilizer from Sheep Manure and Chicken Manure on Bengal Grass Growth (Panicum maximum) after First Harvest

Josua Verganta Tarigan

University of Pembangunan Panca Budi, Indonesia.

Andhika Putra *

University of Pembangunan Panca Budi, Indonesia.

Sukma Aditya Sitepu

University of Pembangunan Panca Budi, Indonesia.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


This study at to determine the effect of manure on the growth and production of fresh forage tall elephant grass. The design used was completely randomized design (CRD) with 4 treatments and 5 replications. The treatments were as follows: Po = control (without fertilizer), P1 = cow manure; P2 = sheep manure and chicken manure P3. The results showed that the use of some types of manure to the planting of elephant grass was highly significant (p <0.01) in the plant height, leaf length, number of tillers and fresh forage production.

Keywords: Bengal grass, sheep manure, chicken manure

How to Cite

Tarigan, J. V., Putra, A., & Sitepu, S. A. (2022). Use of Compost Fertilizer from Sheep Manure and Chicken Manure on Bengal Grass Growth (Panicum maximum) after First Harvest. Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research, 19(4), 12–18.


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