Stochastic Modelling of Actual Black Gram Evapotranspiration
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The study was undertaken to develop and evaluate evapotranspiration model for black gram (Vigna Mungo L.) crop under climatic conditions of Udaipur, India. Pan evaporation data for the duration of twenty three years (1978-2001) and measured black gram evapotranspiration data by electronic lysimeter for duration of kharif season of 2001 were used for analysis. Black gram is an important crop of Udaipur region. No sys-tematic study on modelling of black gram evapotranspiration was conducted in past under above said cli-matic conditions. Therefore, stochastic model was developed for the estimation of daily black gram evapotranspiration using 24 years data. Validation of the developed models was done by the comparison of the estimated values with the measured values. The developed stochastic model for black gram evapotran-spiration was found to predict the daily black gram evapotranspiration very accurately.

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P. PANDEY, V. PANDEY, R. SINGH and S. BHAKAR, "Stochastic Modelling of Actual Black Gram Evapotranspiration," Journal of Water Resource and Protection, Vol. 1 No. 6, 2009, pp. 448-455. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2009.16054.

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