Subscribe Now Subscribe Today
Science Alert
 
Blue
   
Curve Top
Asian Journal of Plant Sciences
  Year: 2007 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 623-627
DOI: 10.3923/ajps.2007.623.627
 
Facebook Twitter Digg Reddit Linkedin StumbleUpon E-mail

Influence of Irrigation Intervals and Row Spacing on Some Yield Components of Sesame Grown in Harran Region

Davut Karaaslan, Erkan Boydak , Sinan Gercek and Mehmet Simsek

Abstract:
The objective of this study was to determine the effects of irrigation intervals and row spacing on yield, plant height, number of branches and number of capsules in sesame for 2 years period. Four irrigation intervals (6, 12, 18 and 24 day intervals) and four row spacings (50-30, 70-30, 80-40 and 70-70 cm) with three replications were applied in the study of Harran plain conditions which characterized as semi-arid area in Turkey. Decreasing row spacing increased the yield per hectare, but decreased capsule number per plant. The highest yields were obtained at 50-30 cm row spacing with 6 and 12 day interval combination (179.0 and 180.5 kg ha-1, respectively), while the lowest yields were obtained at the 70-70 cm row spacing (59.9 kg ha-1) at 24 day interval combination. Generally, the higher yields were obtained from narrow row spacing and short irrigation intervals. For short-season production systems, narrow row spacing ensured early canopy coverage and maximized light interception, crop growth rate on crop biomass, resulting in the increased pod number and yield potential per unit area.
PDF Fulltext XML References Citation Report Citation
 RELATED ARTICLES:
  •    Investigation of Water Stress on Yield and Yield Components of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in Moghan Region
How to cite this article:

Davut Karaaslan, Erkan Boydak , Sinan Gercek and Mehmet Simsek , 2007. Influence of Irrigation Intervals and Row Spacing on Some Yield Components of Sesame Grown in Harran Region. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 6: 623-627.

DOI: 10.3923/ajps.2007.623.627

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajps.2007.623.627

COMMENT ON THIS PAPER
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Curve Bottom