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Page, A.L., Miller, R.H. and Keeney, D.R. (1982) Methods of Soil Analysis. Part 2. Chemical and Microbiological Properties. American Society of Agronomy. In Soil Science Society of America, Vol. 1159.

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  • TITLE: Roots and Nutrient Distribution under Drip Irrigation and Yield of Faba Bean and Onion

    AUTHORS: Noha A. Mahgoub, Ahmed I. Mohamed, El Sayed M. El Sikhary, Ozoris M. Ali

    KEYWORDS: Drip Irrigation, Root Length Density, Nutrient Distribution

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Soil Science, Vol.7 No.2, February 13, 2017

    ABSTRACT: Drip irrigation proved to efficiently provide irrigation water and nutrients to the roots of plants, while maintaining high yield production. This research was established to study the root and nutrient distribution under drip irrigation. Faba bean and onion plants were cultivated in the experimental farm of the Faculty of Agriculture of Suez Canal University in Ismailia city with the application of normal fertilizers to soil. The data showed that soil moisture content in the soil planted with faba bean increased with the horizontal distance between drippers, contrariwise moisture content decreased with horizontal distance with the soil planted with onion. The data showed the vertical distribution of root length, root length density and specific root length of faba bean and onion decreased with increasing soil depth. The data showed that ammonium and nitrate pattern at the soil planted with the both plants increased between drippers and laterals. The peak concentration was recorded 35 mg/kg at 60 - 80 cm soil depth for faba bean and onion, indicating that the NO3-N leaching was low by drip irrigation. Available phosphorus was higher at the surface layer than the subsurface layer at the soil planted with faba bean and onion. Available potassium tended to move both horizontally and downward under drip irrigation.