rrigation Water Productivity and Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Yield in Different Planting Methods under Mulch Conditions

Journal of Agriculture and Ecology Research International

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Title rrigation Water Productivity and Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Yield in Different Planting Methods under Mulch Conditions
 
Creator Kahlon, M. S.
Khera, K. L.
 
Description To investigate the effect of planting methods i.e. drip irrigated beds (DIB+M), furrow irrigated beds (FIB+M) and ridge (R+M) methods under mulch condition at different irrigation regimes on irrigation water productivity and potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) yield, a field experiment was conducted in sandy loam soil at the Research Farm of Department of Soil Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Three irrigation levels based on IW/PAN-E ratios of 1.2, 1.6 and 2.0 were tested under FIB+M and R+M, while 0.3, 0.4 and 0.5 were tested under DIB+M. The treatments were replicated thrice a time with split plot design. Paddy straw mulch was applied @ 6 t ha-1 in all the treatments. The potato tuber yield increases with increase in irrigation level for all the methods. The highest mean tuber yield of 26.5 t ha-1 was recorded in DIB+M at IW/PAN-E 0.5, followed by FIB+M (24.2 t ha-1) and R+M (22.6 t ha-1) at equivalent IW/PAN-E ratio 2.0. Potato biomass yield and irrigation water productivity (IWP) was also observed to be highest under DIB+M. The IWP decreases with increase in irrigation level. The results revealed that DIB+M at IW/PAN-E ratio of 0.5 could successfully be used for potato cultivation with water saving and higher productivity.
 
Publisher SCIENCEDOMAIN international
 
Date 2015-02-27
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://www.journaljaeri.com/index.php/JAERI/article/view/3263
10.9734/JAERI/2015/15069
 
Source Journal of Agriculture and Ecology Research International; 2015 - Volume 3 [Issue 3]; 107-112
2394-1073
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://www.journaljaeri.com/index.php/JAERI/article/view/3263/5722
https://www.journaljaeri.com/index.php/JAERI/article/view/3263/5724
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2015 © 2015 Kahlon and Khera; This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
 

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