Comparative study of drip irrigation and surface method with and without plastic mulching in mango cv. Dashehari.

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Year Published: 2005
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Author: Agrawal, N. ; Sharma, H. G. ; Agrawal, S. ; Dixit, A. ; Dubey, P.
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A field experiment was conducted in Chhattisgarh, India, during 1999-2000 to study the effects of trickle irrigation and surface method with and without plastic mulching on mango cv. Dashehari. The treatments comprised: basin irrigation with V volume of water (control, T1); basin irrigation with V volume of water + plastic mulch (T2); trickle irrigation with V volume of water (T3); trickle irrigation with V volume of water + plastic mulch (T4); trickle irrigation with 0.8 V volume of water (T5); trickle irrigation with 0.8 V volume of water + plastic mulch (T6); trickle irrigation with 0.6 V volume of water (T7); trickle irrigation with 0.6 V volume of water + plastic mulch (T8); trickle irrigation with 0.4 V volume of water (T9); and trickle irrigation with 0.4 V volume of water + plastic mulch (T10). T8 gave the highest yield (29.80 t/ha), fruit width (5.82 cm) and length (8.89 cm), fruit weight (163.65 kg), net return (Rs. 15 800.00) and benefit:cost ratio. T10 gave the highest water use efficiency (0.052 t ha-1 mm-1).

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Volume: 34
Number: 1/2
Journal: Haryana Journal of Horticultural Sciences
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ISSN: 0970-2876
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cost benefit analysis, crop yield, fruits, irrigation,mangoes, mulches, mulching, plant water relations, returns, surfaceirrigation, trickle irrigation, water use efficiency, Chattisgarh,India, Mangifera indica, India, South Asia, Asia, Developing Countries,Commonwealth of Nations, Mangifera, Anacardiaceae, Sapindales,dicotyledons, angiosperms, Spermatophyta, plants, Chhattisgarh,Agricultural Economics (EE110), Horticultural Economics (EE111) (NewMarch 2000), Horticultural Crops (FF003) (New March 2000), Plant WaterRelations (FF062), Plant Production (FF100), Soil Water Management(Irrigation and Drainage) (JJ800) (Revised June 2002) [formerly SoilWater Management], Soil Management (JJ900)

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