Multi-tier cropping in castor

Chinnappan, K. and Palaniappan, S.P. (1980) Multi-tier cropping in castor. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 50 (4). pp. 342-345.

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The intercropping of sorghum and Vigna radiata in alternate double rows in the interspaces (120 cm apart) of single or paired rows of castor decreased castor seed yield by c. 50% (from 1.18 t/ha in pure stands to 0.49 t), but the loss in castor yield was more than compensated for by the additional yield of the intercrops

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Department of Agronomy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641 003, Tamil Nadu, India
Subjects: Plant Production > Croping Systems
Plant Production > Production Practices
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2012 05:36
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2012 05:36

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