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Agricultural Reviews, volume 41 issue 3 (september 2020) : 272-278

Irrigation Scheduling through Drip/Surface Method: A Review on Growth, Yield, Nutrient Uptake and Water Productivity of Wheat

Sachin Himmatrao Malve, Ashok Saini, Praveen Rao V
1Krushi Vigyan Kendra, Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Banaskantha-385 535, Gujarat, India.    
Cite article:- Malve Himmatrao Sachin, Saini Ashok, V Rao Praveen (2020). Irrigation Scheduling through Drip/Surface Method: A Review on Growth, Yield, Nutrient Uptake and Water Productivity of Wheat. Agricultural Reviews. 41(3): 272-278. doi: 10.18805/ag.R-2009.
Water is one of the most essential natural resource, which is often costly and limiting input particularly in arid and Semi-arid. Since water is the life line for accruing desired yield levels, its time of application, method of application and quantity applied levels besides saving water. Further, there is a need for judicious use of water to reap the maximum benefit from this limiting resource. Off late, amongst irrigation methods, drip irrigation plays a vital role in economizing irrigation water, higher water use efficiency and enhancing crop yield in water scarce areas. Many research findings also confirm considerable saving in irrigation water through adoption of precise irrigation method like drip irrigation. The response of wheat to surface check basin and drip irrigation is reviewed.
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