Abiotic stresses of extra-short-duration pigeonpea

Rao, J V D K K and Chauhan, Y S and Johansen, C (1996) Abiotic stresses of extra-short-duration pigeonpea. In: Prospects for growing extra-short-duration pigeonpea in rotation with winter crops: proceedings of the workshop and monitoring tour, 16-18 October 1995, New Delhi, India.

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Abstract

The effects of drought, waterlogging, solar radiation, photoperiod, temperature and nutrition on seed yield of extra-short-duration (ESD) pigeonpeas [Cajanus cajan] are briefly discussed. In order to test the tolerance to waterlogging, 15 ESD genotypes were grown in pots in Vertisol at Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, and waterlogged for 8 days beginning when plants were 42 days old. Preliminary results indicated that cv. ICPL 84023 and ICPL 93072 were tolerant to waterlogging, surviving to produce a seed crop. Cv. ICPL 87095, ICPL 88039, ICPL 91002 and ICPL 85012 were particularly susceptible to waterlogging damage

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Subjects: Mandate crops > Pigeonpea
Depositing User: Mr B K Murthy
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2011 11:21
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2011 10:31
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/3897
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