Date Palm Production and Water Productivity Under Subsurface Drip Irrigation System
MetadataShow full item record
Hamdan Salem Al Wahaibi, Mohamed Ben-Salah, Youssef Al Raisi. (21/3/2018). Date Palm Production and Water Productivity Under Subsurface Drip Irrigation System. Beirut, Lebanon.
The majority of date palm cultivation in Oman is irrigated using flood irrigation method and just limited area irrigated by Bubbler Irrigation (BI) system. Subsurface Drip Irrigation (SDI) has been proved as a water saving method that increase both crop production and Water-Use efficiency (WUE). However, it is being not tested for date palm irrigation. An experiment at Al-Kamil Research Station in Al-Sharqiyah North governorate was conducted from 2013 to 2016 to evaluate subsurface drip irrigation system in terms of date palm production and Water Productivity (WP) for date palm irrigation and compared with bubbler irrigation system which is recommended for date palms irrigation. Four irrigation treatments were 100% ETc using bubbler irrigation, 60%, 40% and 20% ETc Subsurface irrigation system. Irrigation scheduling was developed based on crop evapotranspiration (ETc= ETo x Kc), ETo was calculated by Penman-Monteith equation on CROPWAT program using climatic data from nearby weather station. Crop coefficient was taken to be 0.90 (FAO, 1991). The results show no significant differences in fruit production between date palm trees irrigated by 100% ETc using bubbler system and those irrigated with 60% of the water requirement under sub-surface drip irrigation system. Fruit production was significantly reduced under the irrigation with 40% and 20% of ETc under sub-surface drip irrigation system as compared to that irrigated with 60% ETc. The highest WP of 4.7 kg/m3 was obtained at the rate of 20% of the water requirements under sub-surface drip irrigation system. All the results proved that sub-surface drip irrigation system contributes to 40% water saving without reduction in fruit production of date palm trees.
- Agricultural Research Knowledge 
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Title: Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change: A Synopsis of Coordinated National Crop Wild Relative Seed Collecting Programs across Five Continents Author(s)Eastwood, Ruth; Tambam, Beri B.; Aboagye, Lawrence M; Akparov, Zeynal; Aladele, Sunday E.; Allen, Richard G.; Amri, Ahmed; Anglin, Noelle; Araya, Rodolfo; Espinoza, Griselda Arrieta; Asgerov, Aydin; Awang, Khadijah; Awas, Tesfaye; Barata, Ana Maria; Boateng, Samuel Kwasi; Brehm, Joana Magos; Braidy, Joelle; Breman, Elinor; Angulo, Arturo Brenes; Burle, Marília L.; Álvarez, Nora P. Castañeda; Casimiro, Pedro; Chaves, Nestor; Clemente, Adelaide S; Cockel, Christopher; Davey, Alexandra; De la Rosa, Lucía; Debouck, Daniel; Dempewolf, Hannes; Dokmak, Hiba; Ellis, David; Faruk, Aisyah; Freitas, Cátia; Galstyan, Sona; García, Rosa M; Ghimire, Krishna H; Guarino, Luigi; Harker, Ruth; Hope, Roberta; Humphries, Alan W; Jamora, Nelissa; Jatoi, Shakeel Ahmad; Khutsishvili, Manana; Kikodze, David; Kyratzis, Angelos C.; Lobos, Pedro León; Liu, Udayangani; Mainali, Ram P; Mammadov, Afig T.; Manrique, Norma; Manzella, Daniele; Ali, Mohd Shukri Mat; Medeiros, Marcelo B; Guzman, María A. Mérida; Pantsulaia, Tsira Mikatadze; Mohamed, El Tahir Ibrahim; Altamirano, Álvaro Monteros; Morales, Aura; Muller, Jonas V; Mulumba, John; Nersesyan, Anush; Nobrega, Humberto; Nyamongo, Desterio; Obreza, Matija; Okere, Anthony U; Orsenigo, Simone; Klose, Fernando Ortega; Papikyan, Astghik; Pearce, Timothy R; Pinheiro de Carvalho, Miguel A. A.; Prohens, Jaime; Rossi, Graziano; Salas, Alberto; Singh, Deepak; Siddiqui, Sadar Uddin; Smith, Paul P; Sotomayor, Diego A; Tacán, Marcelo; Tapia, César; Toledo, Álvaro; Toll, Jane; Vu, Dang Toan; Dang Vu, Tuong; Way, Michael J; Yazbek, Mariana; Zorrilla, Cinthya; Kilian, BenjaminDate: 2022-07-13Type: Journal ArticleStatus: Open accessThe Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change Project set out to improve the diversity, quantity, and accessibility of germplasm collections of crop wild relatives (CWR). Between 2013 and 2018, partners in 25 countries, heirs ...
Title: Minutes of high-level guidance not captured by the "pink Aide Memoire" Author(s)Bassi, Filippo; Sanchez-Garcia, Miguel; Baum, MichaelDate: 2022-12-30Type: ReportStatus: Timeless limited accessCWANA Genetic Innovation and Regional CGIAR Initiatives consultation meeting with NARES to develop guiding principles up to 2030 for the development of genetic innovations targeted to the region, meeting in Turkiye, 13-15 ...
Title: Peer-Reviewed Literature on Grain Legume Species in the WoS (1980–2018): A Comparative Analysis of Soybean and Pulses Author(s)Magrini, Marie-Benoit; Cabanac, Guillaume; Lascialfari, Matteo; Plumecocq, Gaël; Amiot, Marie Josephe; Anton, Marc; Arvisenet, Gaëlle; Baranger, Alain; Bedoussac, Laurent; Chardigny, Jean-Michel; Duc, Gérard; Jeuffroy, Marie-Hélène; Journet, Etienne-Pascal; Juin, Hervé; Larre, Colette; Leiser, Hugues; Micard, Valérie; Millot, Dominique; Pilet-Nayel, Marie-Laure; Nguyen-Thé, Christophe; Salord, Tristan; Voisin, Anne-Sophie; Walrand, Stephane; Wery, JacquesDate: 2019-12-02Type: Journal ArticleStatus: Open accessGrain-legume crops are important for ensuring the sustainability of agrofood systems. Among them, pulse production is subject to strong lock-in compared to soya, the leading worldwide crop. To unlock the situation and ...