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Evaluation of cotton genotypes for tolerance to saline water irrigations

Babu, V.R.; Prasad, S.N.; Babu, A.M.; Rao, D.S.K.

Indian Journal of Agronomy 32(3): 229-231

1987


ISSN/ISBN: 0537-197X
Accession: 001828549

In a three years field experiments at Agricultural College, Bapatla (AP) [India], it was observed that the saline water reduced plant height, number of bolls/plant, seed cotton yield and staple length. Cotton [Gossypium hirsutum] cv. Sangam was significantly superior to other varieties in respect of seed cotton yield and was more tolerant to saline water irrigation at all the levels (4, 6 and 8 mmhos/cm) tested.

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