The effects of weed density and different weed control applications on yield and yield components of chickpea cultivars

DOI: 10.18805/LR-480    | Article Id: LR-480 | Page : 117-121
Citation :- The effects of weed density and different weed control applications on yield and yield components of chickpea cultivars.Legume Research-An International Journal.2020.(43):117-121
Melih Yilar Omer Sozen and Ufuk Karadavut melih.yilar@ahievran.edu.tr
Address : Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Kirsehir Ahi Evran University, Kirsehir, Turkey.
Submitted Date : 12-02-2019
Accepted Date : 25-06-2019

Abstract

This study was conducted to determine the effects of weed density and different weed control treatments on chickpea yield and yield components. The experiment was carried out in split plot design with 3 replications in experimental fields of Kirsehir Ahi Evran University during 2016 and 2017 crop seasons. Total nine treatments (no weed control, permanent weed control, one-time hoeing, two-time hoeing, three-time hoeing, herbicide application after emergence, one-time hoeing with herbicide application, two-time hoeing with herbicide application and three-time hoeing with herbicide application) were compared to know the most effective weed control method. Vaccaria pyramidata Medik., Sinapis arvensis L., Acroptilon repens L. weed species were found to be the most intense in the experimental area. All weed control applications had significant effect on chickpea yield and yield components compared to weedy plots. Three-time hoeing with herbicide application increased the yield by 361.55-478.50% compared to weedy plots. Likewise, three-time hoeing application even increased the yield by 348.50-357.09% compared to weedy plots. The results revealed that three-time hoeing with herbicide and three-time hoeing applications stood out in weed management to obtain a good yield in chickpea cultivation at Kirsehir province.

Keywords

Chickpea Herbicide Hoeing Weed Yield components

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