+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Effect of varying levels of irrigation on the yield and water use of cowpea (Vigna sinensis L.)

Effect of varying levels of irrigation on the yield and water use of cowpea (Vigna sinensis L.)

Annals of Arid Zone 14(2): 100-108

In trials with cowpeas on sandy loam soil, irrigating the crop on depletion of available soil moisture to (a) 15, (b) 35 and (c) 55% gave seed yields of 833, 932 and 958 kg/ha, respectively. The values for total consumptive use under irrigation treatments (a), (b) and (c) were 529.4, 567.2 and 626.5 mm, respectively; utilization of moisture from the top 20-cm soil layer accounted for 51.2-53.3% of the total consumptive use in the 3 irrigation treatments.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 000358436

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

Related references

Effect of reclaimed water irrigation on yield attributes and chemical composition of wheat (Triticum aestivum), cowpea (Vigna sinensis), and maize (Zea mays) in rotation. Irrigation Science 35(2): 87-98, 2017

Effect of levels of sulphur on the yield and composition of soybean, (Glycine max (L) Merr.), green gram (Vigna radiata L.), black gram (Vigna mungo L.) and cowpea (Vigna sinensis L.). Madras Agricultural Journal 78(5-8): 188-190, 1991

Effect of nitrogen and phosphorus levels on the yield and quality of cowpea (Vigna sinensis Savi). Annals of Agricultural Research 23(3): 387-390, 2002

Responses of cowpea vigna unguiculata and mung bean vigna radiata to irrigation 1. effects on soil plant water relations evapotranspiration yield and water use efficiency. Irrigation Science 5(1): 47-60, 1984

Response of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) to methods and levels of irrigation under varying fertilizer levels in a semi-arid region of Nigeria. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment 2(3/4): 137-140, 2004

Irrigation management methods for reducing water use of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata Walp.) and lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.) while maintaining seed yield at maximum levels. Irrigation Science 6(4): 223-239, 1985

Effect of four sowing densities on yield of two cowpea (Vigna sinensis) cultivars. Investigaciones Agropecuarias 1974-1975, Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad de Panama: 196-200, 1976

Effects of varying levels and frequencies of irrigation on growth yield nutrient uptake and water use efficiency of maize zea mays and cowpeas vigna unguiculata on a sandy loam ultisol. Plant & Soil 84(2): 181-192, 1985

Effect of potassium and iron application on yield and nutrient uptake by cowpea (Vigna sinensis). Journal of Potassium Research 5(4): 152-156, 1989

Studies on the effect of different irrigation systems on infection by Uromyces spp. Vigna sinensis subsp. cylindricus (cowpea) under arid conditions. Tropenlandwirt 1985; 85/86(Oktober/April): 53-60, 1984

Effect of phosphorus, seed rate and spacing on green fodder yield of cowpea (Vigna sinensis L.). Punjabrao Krishi Vidyapeeth Research Journal 3(2): 142, 1975

Effect of stage of cutting on the crude protein, phosphorus content and yield of cowpea (Vigna sinensis L.). Madras agricultural journal: 63 (3) 178-180, 1976

Effect of nitrogen and phosphorus levels on the dry matter and %K in cowpea (Vigna sinensis) in different soils of Rajasthan. Agriculture and Agro Industries Journal 7(8): 28-29, 1974

Note on the effect of different levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and potash on fodder production of cowpea (Vigna sinensis). Indian Journal of Agricultural Research 7(3/4): 217-218, 1973

Effect of potassium dihydrogen phosphate and Rhizobium culture with reduced dose of N on yield of cowpea (Vigna sinensis Savi). Journal of Soils and Crops 9(1): 94-96, 1999