Effects of Water Stress on Yield, Growth and some Physiological Parameters in Iranian Melon
A study was conducted at the Research Station of Department of Horticultural Science (Tehran University, Karaj) to evaluate the effects of water stress on yield, growth and some physiological parameters in Iranian melon. The experiment was set out in a split plot design with three replicates. Treatments consisted of factorial arrangement of three Irrigation levels (starting irrigation at -50, -65 and -75 cbar) and two Iranian melon landraces (Zard Jalali and Suski Sabz). The results indicated that the drought levels exerted significant effects on leaf area, stem length, proline accumulation, fruit weight as well as yield. Water stress caused significant reduction in fruit weight and melon yield. The lowest leaf area (31533 mm2), stem length (258.56 cm), fruit weight (2898.1 gr) and yield (57.96 T/ha) as well as the most proline content (1.455 mg/g FW) were obtained for the case of the most sever water stress treatment (-75 cbar). Landrace did not significantly differences for the studied traits.
Iranian Journal of Horticaltural Sciences, Volume:42 Issue:4, 2012
روش‌های دسترسی به متن این مطلب
اشتراک شخصی
در سایت عضو شوید و هزینه اشتراک یک‌ساله سایت به مبلغ 300,000ريال را پرداخت کنید. همزمان با برقراری دوره اشتراک بسته دانلود 100 مطلب نیز برای شما فعال خواهد شد!
اشتراک سازمانی
به کتابخانه دانشگاه یا محل کار خود پیشنهاد کنید تا اشتراک سازمانی این پایگاه را برای دسترسی همه کاربران به متن مطالب خریداری نمایند!