Subscribe Now Subscribe Today
Research Article
 

Effect of Various Irrigation Depth on Rice under Saline-Sodic Conditions



Tahir Maqsood and Karamat Ali
 
Facebook Twitter Digg Reddit Linkedin StumbleUpon E-mail
ABSTRACT

Relative efficiency of soil reclamation technique (vertical leaching) was tested in the field by applying different irrigation depths with and without the application of gypsum in as saline sodic soil. Rice cv. Basmati-385 was used as a test crop. Application of 5.0cm depth irrigation proved to be the best treatment with regard to soil reclamation and paddy yield, followed by the salt movement with gypsum application. The application of gypsum with 5.0cm depth irrigation also improved the soil characteristics like pH, SAR, ESP, ECe and increased the soil permeability (leaching) \ infiltration.

Services
Related Articles in ASCI
Similar Articles in this Journal
Search in Google Scholar
View Citation
Report Citation

 
  How to cite this article:

Tahir Maqsood and Karamat Ali , 2002. Effect of Various Irrigation Depth on Rice under Saline-Sodic Conditions. Journal of Applied Sciences, 2: 1005-1006.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2002.1005.1006

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2002.1005.1006

REFERENCES
1:  Ayres, R.S. and D.W. Westcott, 1985. Water Quality for Agriculture Irrigation and Drainage. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Itlay.

2:  Bouwer, H., 1994. Irrigation and global water outlook. Agric. Water Manage., 25: 221-231.
Direct Link  |  

3:  Gupta, B.R. and P.D. Bajpai, 1977. Effect of some inorganic ameliorants on reclamation and phosphorous availability in salt-affected soil. Indian J. Agric. Res., 11: 97-103.

4:  Gupta, I.C., 1990. Use of Saline Water in Agriculture. Oxford and IBM Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., Bombay, India.

5:  Hassan, A., 2000. Application of soil physics for sustainable productivity of grades soils. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 3: 263-268.

6:  Khan, N.H., M.I. Haq and A. Rauf, 1990. Gypsum use efficiency in saline sodic soils as effected by water quality and organic matter. Proceedings of the 2nd National Congress on Soil Science, (NCSS`90), Faisalabad, pp: 66-79.

7:  Rahman, W.A. and D.L. Rowell, 1979. The influence of magnesium in saline and sodic soils: A specific effect or a problem of cation exchange. Eur. J. Soil Sci., 30: 535-546.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

8:  Steel, R.G.D. and J.H. Torrie, 1980. Principles and Procedures of Statistics. 1st Edn., McGraw-Hill, New York.

9:  Simson, C.R., F.B. Corey and M.E. Summer, 1979. Effect of varying Ca: Mg ratios on yield and composition of maize (Zea mays) and alfalfa (Medicago sativa). Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal., 10: 153-162.

10:  US Salinity Lab. Staff, 1954. Diagnosis and Improvements of Saline and Alkali Soil. Hand Book No. 60. US. Department of Agriculture, Washingtion, DC.

11:  Yadev, J.S.P and R.R. Agarwal, 1959. Dynamic of Soil Changes in the Reclamation of Saline-alkali Soils of Indi-genetic Alluvium. In: Saline and Alkali Soils, Agarwwl, R.R., J.S.P. Yadav and R.N. Gupta (Eds.). Indian Council of Agriculture Research, New Delhi, India, pp: 182.

12:  Yadev, J.S.P., 1973. Research on water management and salinity. Final Tech. Report of All India Coordinate Scheme. PAU, Ludhiana, India.

13:  Mirza, M.Y.J. and M. Ahmad, 1998. Pak's agriculture land resources, its potential and degradational trends. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Soil Degradation: Process, Management and Economic Analysis. October 19-24, 1998, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan -.

©  2021 Science Alert. All Rights Reserved