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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 53 issue 4 (august 2019) : 488-491

Effect of different soil moisture regimes and salinity level on growth and yield in mustard 

Jagbir Singh, S.K. Varma, J.N. Bhatia, Lekh Raj
1Department of Botany and Plant Physiology, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125 004, Haryana, India.
Cite article:- Singh Jagbir, Varma S.K., Bhatia J.N., Raj Lekh (2019). Effect of different soil moisture regimes and salinity level on growth and yield in mustard. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 53(4): 488-491. doi: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5124.
Soil moisture stress and salinity resulted reduction in almost all the growth, yield and yield attributes in mustard var. RH-30. Salinity behaved similarly to soil moisture stress and the magnitude of reduction increased with the increase in their level accordingly. Chloride type of toxicity was found to be more harmful than that of sulphate toxicity. The results obtained in the present study suggested that maintenance of wetter irrigation under salinity could go a long way in maximizing the crop production in mustard.
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