Performance of pea under different irrigation systems

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.4482    | Article Id: LR-3630 | Page : 559-561
Citation :- Performance of pea under different irrigation systems .Legume Research-An International Journal.2017.(40):559-561

K.V. Ramana Rao*, Suchi Gangwar, Arpna Bajpai,  Ravish Keshri, Lavesh Chourasia and Kumar Soni
 

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Department of  Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Division, ICAR- Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal -462 038. India.

Submitted Date : 9-10-2015
Accepted Date : 12-07-2016

Abstract

The field experiment was conducted at Precision Farming Development Centre, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal on influence of different irrigation methods in three continuous years (2010-2013) on the performance pea crop. Conventional flood irrigation, micro sprinkler and drip irrigation systems were adopted as three treatments and with seven replications in each treatment in the study. Pea (Arkel variety) crop was sown at a spacing of 45 X 10 cm. During the period of experiment flood irrigation were applied on weekly basis and micro irrigation and drip irrigation systems were operated every third day to meet the crop water requirement. The total quantity of water applied in flood, drip irrigation and micro sprinkler systems were 387.5, 244.7 and 273.5 mm respectively. Maximum crop yield was observed under micro sprinkler system (98.60 q/ha) followed by drip and conventional irrigation system. Saving of water was found better under drip irrigation over micro sprinkler irrigation system. 

Keywords

Conventional Drip irrigation Pea Sprinkler irrigation Water productivity.

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