Radiation interception and rain water utilization efficiency of legume based intercropping in rainfed upland rice area of eastern India.

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Year Published: 2005
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Author: Gouranga, Kar
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Abstract:

Groundnut cv. Smriti was intercropped with pigeon pea cv. UPAS-120, black gram cv. T-9, green gram cv. K-851 and cowpea cv. Pusa Kamal in a field experiment conducted in Orissa, India during the kharif seasons of 2000-01 to determine and compare the water use efficiency of intercropped legumes with sole cropped rice. The highest rice equivalent yield was obtained from groundnut + pigeon pea intercropping (6656 and 7023 kg/ha in 2000 and 20001, respectively). Similarly, rainwater use efficiency was recorded in groundnut + pigeon pea intercropping. The results of the study indicate the efficiency of low water-requiring or deep rooted crops such as pigeon pea, groundnut, black gram, green gram and cowpea as substitute for rice sole cropping.

Pages: 84 - 89
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Volume: 7
Number: 1
Journal: Journal of Agrometeorology
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ISSN: 0972-1665
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black gram, cowpeas, crop yield, green gram, groundnuts,intercropping, pigeon peas, plant water relations, rice, water useefficiency, India, Orissa, Arachis hypogaea, Cajanus cajan, Oryza, Oryzasativa, Vigna mungo, Vigna radiata, Vigna unguiculata, Arachis,Papilionoideae, Fabaceae, Fabales, dicotyledons, angiosperms,Spermatophyta, plants, eukaryotes, Cajanus, Poaceae, Cyperales,monocotyledons, Oryza, Vigna, South Asia, Asia, Developing Countries,Commonwealth of Nations, India, black-eyed peas, mung bean, paddy,peanuts, southern peas, Field Crops (FF005) (New March 2000), PlantWater Relations (FF062), Plant Production (FF100), Plant CroppingSystems (FF150)

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