IJARP Impact Factor(2018): 4.908

International Journal of Advanced Research and Publications!

Paper Details: Response Of Onion Yield On Different Irrigation System Of Various Onion Cultivars Under Uplands Of Balochistan.

Volume 3 - Issue 10, October 2019 Edition
[Download Full Paper]

Malik Bakht Ali, Bashir Ahmed, Sher Muhammad, Muhammad Kashif
(Drip Irrigation system, Onion crop, Water Requirement)
The trial was conducted at Directorate of Vegetable seed Production ARI Sariab Quetta-Pakistan. The trial was executed for investigating the efficiency of drip irrigation system on Onion. Experiment have two (2) factors, prime factor was Irrigations systems and second was onion varieties. Irrigation system was comprised on Drip, Furrow and Flood irrigation system. In regard of varieties, 15 cultivars were tested during trial. In study it was revealed that on drip irrigation system, Onion performed well in term of yield. Also the conservation of irrigational water was observed on large scale. 55% irrigational water was conserved through drip irrigation system. The yield on drip was also recorded satisfactory i.e. 51.93 (Chiltan Variety) tons per hectare. At ingenious level the water requirement of onion crop has been recorded almost 40 irrigation. Such water requirement is enormous in current scenario. This study has directly falsify these statement and encourage the utilization of drip irrigation system overall in country.
[1] Sammis, T.W. Comparison of Sprinkler, Trickle, Subsurface, and Furrow Irrigation Methods for Row Crops. Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies. (5), pp 701-704, 1980.

[2] Jilani, M.S. and Ghafoor, A. Screening of Local Onion Varieties for Bulb Formation. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 5 (2), 129-133. (2003).

[3] Government of Balochistan (GOB).Onion Directorate of Crop Reporting Services Agriculture Statistics Balochistan, (43), 2014-15.

[4] K Jha, A., R.Malla, M.Sharma, J.Panthi, T, Lakhankar, Niry,Karakuer, S.M.Pardhanang, P.Dahal & M.L.Shrestha. Impact of irrigation Method on water use efficiency and productivity of fodder crops in Nepal, Journal of Climate. 2016

[5] A.N. Bagali, H. B. Patil, M. B. Guled and R. V. Patil. Effect of scheduling of drip irrigation on growth, yield and water use efficiency of onion (Allium cepa L.) Karnataka J. Agric. Sci., (1), pp (116-119), 2011.

[6] Ikram-ul-Haq and Sunbul Sanam. Certain Growth Attributes of Onion at Seed germination stages under aseptic sodium chloride stressed conditions. Journal of Global Biosciences, (4), pp. 1600-1605, 2015.

[7] G.B. Yadav, U.M. Khodke and S.B. Jadhav. Response of Onion to irrigation schedules and nitrogen levels. International Journal of Agriculture Engineering; (1), pp 59-61, 2010.

[8] F. Martin de Santa Olalla, A. Dominguez Padilla, R. Lopez: Production and quality of the onion crop (Allium cepa L.) cultivated under controlled deficit irrigation conditions in a semi-arid climate. Agricultural Water Management; (1), 77-89, 2004.

[9] Ishfaq, M. Water New technology; global water institute: Lahore Pakistan, 2002.