Effect of irrigation period on some morphological traits of Guar (Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba) in karaj region

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Effect of irrigation period on some morphological traits of Guar (Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba) in karaj region

Samaneh Ahmadi, Abdollah Hatamzadeh, Amir Sahraroo, Mohammad Hasan Biglueii
J. Bio. Env. Sci.11( 1), 225-233, July 2017.
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In order to evaluate irrigation period on some morphological traits of guar plant, a randomized complete block design experiment with three replications was conducted in 2015 and 2016. Irrigation treatments included three steps, the first step was irrigation with the volume of 210 liters per day, once every three days, the next step consisted of total two irrigations that considered as control and Finally, which was dryland farming. The evaluated traits was including the emergence index, emergence percentage, leaf area index, stem diameter in two steps and plant height in three steps. Analysis of variance showed that drought stress (dryland farming) had a significant effect on some traits. The results showed that Drought stress decreased the amount of emergence index, emergence percentage, leaf area index, stem diameter at the harvest time and plant height in three steps , But on stem diameter in podding step had no significant effect. The results showed that increasing the amount of irrigation increased emergence index, emergence percentage, leaf area index and plant height in three steps, But on stem diameter in two steps had been ineffective.


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