SUB SURFACE DRIP IRRIGATION STUDIES ON SEED AND FIELD QUALITY OF GROUNDNUT CV. VRI 2

Article Id: ARCC889 | Page : 311 - 313
Citation :- SUB SURFACE DRIP IRRIGATION STUDIES ON SEED AND FIELD QUALITY OF GROUNDNUT CV. VRI 2.Legume Research-An International Journal.2011.(34):311 - 313
A. Sripunitha, K. Sivasubramaniam, S. Manikandan, K. Selvarani and K. Krishna shyla
Address : Department of Seed Science and Technology, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai - 625 104, India.

Abstract

A  study was conducted to evaluate the surface and subsurface fertigation application effects on groundnut seed crop performance, under two methods of sowing ( conventional method and ridges and furrows) and at two levels of  potential evapo-transpiration (SSDI at 75% and 100 %). The experimental results indicated that the sowing in ridges and furrows with subsurface drip irrigation at 100% potential evapo-transpiration led to a greater seed yield with higher seed quality.

Keywords

Groundnut Seed quality Subsurface drip fertigation Ridges and furrows.

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