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Competitive functions of components crops in some barley based intercropping systems  [2009]

Wahla, I.H. (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Agronomy) Ahmad, R. (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Agronomy) Ehsanullah (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Agronomy) Ahmad, A. et al.

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Behaviour of component crops in different barley based intercropping systems under different nutrient levels was investigated in a field study conducted for two consecutive years on a sandy-clay loam soil at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. The nutrient levels comprised 0-0-0 (control), 100-0-0, 100-75-0, 100-75-75 kg NPK per ha while intercropping systems were barley alone, barley + lentil, barley + gram, barley + urethra, barley + linseed, barley + canola. The base barley crop was sown in 75 cm spaced 4-row strips with intercrops seeded between these strips. In all systems at different nutrient levels barley was dominant over all intercrops except canola in barley + canola system, where it proved to be better competitor. Barley showed higher values of aggressivity (+0.07), relative crowding coefficient (10.10) and competitive ratio (1.43) in barley + lentil intercropping system, while in barley+canola system, canola showed higher values of +0.43, 7.83 and 3.29 for aggressivity, relative crowding coefficient and competitive ratio, respectively.

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International Journal of Agriculture and Biology (Pakistan)

ISSN : 1560-8530

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