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Studies on technology of cultural practices for rice double cropping in Malaysia. VII. Effect of pre-planting soil drying on growth and yield of rice in the Muda Irrigation Area

Nozoki, M.

Japanese Journal of Tropical Agriculture 27(1): 8-13


ISSN/ISBN: 0021-5260
Accession: 001257088

In pot trials drying the soil for 43 days before potting increased yields though increases in panicle wt. of 202% and of above-ground plant wt. of 184%. The effect of soil drying on mineralization of N persisted for 1 month after transplanting.

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