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Identification of sowing time for rainfed groundnut (Arachis Hypogaea L.) based on dry spells

Subramanyam, D.; Sumathi, V.

Geobios 34(4): 265-269


ISSN/ISBN: 0016-6995
Accession: 021162452

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The rainfall analysis revealed that optimum sowing week of rainfed groundnut is 27th standard week in alfisols of Tirupati. of Southern Agro Climatic Zone of Andhra Pradesh, which reduces the risk of crop failure due to moisture stress and sowing the groundnut crop during other weeks (26(th), 28(th) & 30(th) standard weeks) going to be resulted with decreased pod yields due to largest impact of dry spells particularly at critical stages i.e. flowering, pegging and pod development.

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