Planting pattern and pre-sowing soil moisture effect on yield of soybean

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0571.2015.00073.9    | Article Id: LR-223 | Page : 235-240
Citation :- Planting pattern and pre-sowing soil moisture effect on yield of soybean.Legume Research.2015.(38):235-240
J.Q. Liu and X.B. Zhou* whyzxb@gmail.com
Address : Shandong Agricultural University, Agricultural College of Guangxi University, Nanning 530004, China.


This study aimed to investigate the effects of planting patterns and pre-sowing soil moisture on the yield of summer soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] in northern China from 2009 to 2010. The experiment comprised three planting patterns, namely, 30 cm uniform row spacing pattern (U), “20 + 40” wide-narrow row planting pattern (WN), and “20 + 40” furrow planting pattern (F). Three pre-sowing soil moisture treatments were performed at 90, 135, and 180 mm and involved irrigation during the winter wheat growth season. The leaf area index and chlorophyll content index of F were higher than those of U and WN under the same pre-sowing soil moisture treatment (P 


Chlorophyll content Dry matter Glycine max (L.) Merr. Leaf area index Yield.


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