Summer Drip Irrigation Requirements for Cucumber

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Goyal, M. R., & Allison, W. F. (1983). Summer Drip Irrigation Requirements for Cucumber. The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico, 67(3), 328–334.


Cucumbers (Variety Poinsett 76) were drip irrigated during March, 1980 at Fortuna Substation to evaluate the water requirement and effect of silver coated plastic mulch on crop performance. The moist treatment gave significant increases in crop yield at the 5% level compared with wet and dry treatments. The use of plastic mulch further increased production by 4.6 tons per hectare.


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