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Scheduling of Irrigation for Summer Peanuts¹

Authors: A. R. Khan , B. Datta

  • Scheduling of Irrigation for Summer Peanuts¹

    ARTICLES

    Scheduling of Irrigation for Summer Peanuts¹

    Authors: ,

Abstract

Field experiments were carried out to study the effect of moisture stress on peanut (Arachis Hypogaea L.) erect variety 'SB XI' in relation to amount of irrigation and IW/CPE ratio for consecutive two years of 1975 and 1976. IW/CPE denotes the ratio between a fixed amount of irrigation water (IW) and cumulative pan evaporation from US Weather Bureau Class A Open Pan less rainfall since previous irrigation (Pan E). Yield and 100 kernels weight were significantly influenced by both amount of irrigation and IW/CPE ratio. Maximum yield was obtained when irrigation was given with 6 cm water at 0.75 IW/CPE ratio.

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Keywords: yield, mositure stress, Growth

How to Cite:

Khan, A. & Datta, B., (1982) “Scheduling of Irrigation for Summer Peanuts¹”, Peanut Science 9(1), p.10-13. doi: https://doi.org/10.3146/i0095-3679-9-1-3

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Published on
01 Jan 1982
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Author Notes

1Contribution from the Soil Science Section, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721 302, India.