Forage yield of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) under different water quality and accessions

DOI: 10.18805/ijare.v0iOF.10281    | Article Id: A-209 | Page : 264-267
Citation :- Forage yield of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) underdifferent water quality and accessions .Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2016.(50):264-267

Raslan Shanableh1, Hassan ABU Qaoud2, Numan Myzied2 and Munqez Jamil Shtaya*

mshtaya@najah.edu
Address :

Department of Plant Production and Protection, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, An-Najah National University. P.O.Box 707, Nablus, Palestine.

Submitted Date : 19-12-2015
Accepted Date : 29-02-2016

Abstract

This study examined the effect of reused treated grey water on yield of 10 pearl millet accessions (Pennisetum glaucum) in An-Najah University, Tulkarm, Palestine. Ten pearl millet seeds were planted during May 2010 in each separate plastic containers (35 x 50 x 15 cm) filled with 45 kg sandy clay soil in four replication of a completely randomized design and irrigated with three types of water (Fresh water as control, raw grey water, treated grey water). Results clearly showed that there were no significant differences in the yield under different water treatments. Also no significant interaction was observed between water treatments and cultivars. However, accessions IP3616, IP22269, Sudan pop II, and Sudan pop I gave high total fresh weight fresh weight of straw while accessions IP3616 and IP22269 produced the highest fresh weight of straw. The accessions IP6104, IP6110, IP19612 and ICMV155 registered the highest plant height. 

Keywords

Brackish water Pearl millet Pennisetum glaucum Raw grey water Treated grey water.

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