Effect of eucalyptus plantation on moisture extraction pattern, water use and yield of wheat.

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Year Published: 2003
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Author: Ajit, Singh ; Raj, Singh ; Pannu, R. K.
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A study was conducted in Hisar, Haryana, India during 1999/2000 and 2000/2001 to determine the effect of Eucalyptus shade on the seasonal moisture content, moisture extraction pattern, crop water use, water use efficiency, and yield of wheat. The test crop was subjected to 4 levels of shade of Eucalyptus, viz., S6 (0-6 m), S12 (6-12 m), S18 (12-18 m) and S24 (18-24 m). It was observed that S24 provided maximum values of growth, radiation and soil water use of wheat as well as on the yield and yield attributes of wheat. On the contrary, minimum shade (S6) resulted in minimum values for all the mentioned parameters.

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Volume: 5
Number: 1/2
Journal: Indian Journal of Agroforestry
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ISSN: 0972-0715
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agroforestry, agroforestry systems, agrosilviculturalsystems, crop yield, growth, light relations, plant water relations,shade, shading, soil water content, water use, water use efficiency,wheat, yield components, Haryana, India, Eucalyptus, Triticum, Triticumaestivum, Myrtaceae, Myrtales, dicotyledons, angiosperms, Spermatophyta,plants, eukaryotes, Poaceae, Cyperales, monocotyledons, Triticum, India,South Asia, Asia, Developing Countries, Commonwealth of Nations,agriforestry, agrisilvicultural systems, agrisilviculture,agro-forestry, Field Crops (FF005) (New March 2000), Plant WaterRelations (FF062), Plant Production (FF100), Plant Cropping Systems(FF150), Agroforestry and Multipurpose Trees; Community, Farm and SocialForestry (KK600)

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