Indian Journal of Agricultural Research

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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 52 issue 5 (october 2018) : 505-511

Exploring impact of temperature and rainfall on Citrus Reticulata Blanco in tehsil Bhalwal, district Sargodha, Pakistan

Sidra Bashir, Muhammad Mobeen
1Department of Earth Sciences, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
Cite article:- Bashir Sidra, Mobeen Muhammad (2018). Exploring impact of temperature and rainfall on Citrus Reticulata Blanco in tehsil Bhalwal, district Sargodha, Pakistan. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 52(5): 505-511. doi: 10.18805/IJARe.A-356.
The present study investigates the impacts of temperature and rainfall on the production of Citrus Reticulata Blanco in Tehsil Bhalwal, District Sargodha. Impacts of temperature and rainfall have been investigated by comparing and contrasting of meteorological parameters with C Reticulata production. The monthly averages of these weather phenomena since 2009 to 2015 were used to assess the changes and fluctuations in the weather of an area and the production of Citrus Reticulata Blanco. Weather phenomena and Citrus Reticulata Blanco production were compared and contrasted in terms of its statistical parameterization. The studied variables were plotted by using interpolation method in ArcGIS to see their spatial trends and patterns across the study area. The analysis revealed that the temperature and rainfall increased from 1986 to 2015. It has been depicted that the rainfall is positively correlated with the production of C Reticulata while temperature is negatively correlated. 
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