Sunflower culture response under different water table depths

Author: Jhonatas Antonelli *, Cleber Antonio Lindino, Reginaldo Ferreira Santos,Samuel Nelson Melegari de Souza, Willian Cézar Nadaletti, Paulo Cremonez and Eduardo Rossi
Received 16 January 2015, accepted 29 March 2015.

The water availability in soil is an important factor that influences the plant development. Thus, this study aimed to evaluate the initial development rate of the sunflower culture (Helianthus annuus L.) under different levels of water table depth. In this study 200 mm diameter lysimeters were allocated in three columns, each one containing 6 different depths: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60 cm. The work was conducted in an experimental greenhouse at Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná, in Cascavel’s city, from April to August of 2013. The parameters evaluated were: stem diameter and plant height, dry and fresh mass of the aerial part.

Journal: Food, Agriculture and Environment (JFAE)
Online ISSN: 1459-0263Year: 2015, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pages 259-261.Publisher: WFL.

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